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Rihanna’s Argument for “Appreciation”
January 21, 2021
Rihanna’s 2019 Savage X Fenty Show has been praised for its celebration of diversity in the fashion industry. By analyzing the power dynamics behind this performance, we can see where her team succeeded (and fell flat) in this celebration of equal representation.
December 8, 2020
After my second screening of “Us,” my mother pointed out how Adelaide’s character displays the inter and intra-personal conflict of Black people who benefit from “passing” as something they’re not. My article focuses on the interpersonal struggles that ensue when the privilege is weaponized.
Candyman Ain’t Sweet
November 10, 2020
Candyman is a perfect example of why the distinction between “Black Horror” and “Blacks IN Horror” exists because, despite its diversity on-screen, the films falls victim to its all-white production team who fail to make any real dents in the Black stereotypes that pervade the Horror industry.