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“Rialto” Movie Review

I had the pleasure of interviewing the director of “Rialto”, Peter Mackie Burns, after watching the film. Before I share his answers to questions and insights from our chat, I’ll share with you a bit about the movie and how its unexpected journey of responsibility resonates from start to finish. (Free of spoilers, of course).…

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Morality

Morality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. (Webster’s Dictionary). (Or: normatively to refer to a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational people. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). The definition of morality as a whole is important, but words that stick out…

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Disappointment and Regret

To be honest, it’s hard not to feel as though disappointment and regret are one-in the same. Beginning to write this, I’m still not entirely sure I know where I’m going with this piece. In the end it might only be filled with disappointment and regret, and still somehow I think that’s the point. Disappointment…

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Gray Beauty

It’s easy to feel inspired by color, it’s easy to feel some sense of emotion brought on by vibrancy. Most of the time in life, we tend to see things as one way or the other: black and white, good and bad, law and order. We learn early that there aren’t really shades to living.…

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Tiger parenting WILL put a negative impact on your child’s mental health

Yale Law School professor introduced us to the term ‘Tiger parenting’in 2011 in her memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and the outlook on toxic strict parenting has never been the same ever since even though tiger parenting has been existing since forever in brown families and other Asian families. It’s so normalized in…

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Influencer Tahyira Savanna Launches #BlackTherapy Podcast, For The Black West Indian Millennial | World Of Podcasts

It’s hard out here for a pimp. Hehe, I wanted to start with something funny because I’m going really deep in this time. We have an election coming up. We are dying from a pandemic. Our children are being shot. Our sisters are being harassed. Our brothers are still in prison. What are you going…

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Super Tuesday Results, Ella Jones Is The First Black Women To Win Mayor Seat In Ferguson, Rep. Steve King Loses Iowa Seat

While anti-police brutality protests, a pandemic, and a flunking economy is happening, also is big political change. As we #BlackedOut yesterday, American voters marched to the polls. As reported by the New York Times, the victory for Ms. Jones, a Ferguson City Council member, came as another night of protests unfolded throughout the country over…

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#TheShowMustBePaused Music Industry Stands In Solidarity With National Protests

“Tuesday, June 2nd is meant to intentionally disrupt the work week,” they wrote. “The music industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. An industry that has profited predominantly from Black art. Our mission is to hold the industry at large, including major corporations + their partners who benefit from the efforts, struggles and successes of Black…

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We Marched in Brooklyn Yesterday

This is from our Periscope feed: https://www.pscp.tv/w/1OdJrqDgBOOGX?t=4s The voice you hear is our editor, (@thetasterisk ) Tahyira. Please send us your #Protests2020 stories no matter if you’re an activist, journalist, first responder, or police officer on the ground. We are the independent media so we need your help to tell your story. Please e-mail videos,…

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It’s Okay Not to be Okay.

With everything that is going on in the world at the moment, the economy collapsing before our eyes, unemployment rising daily, people getting sick and dying around us with little cure insight. The world that we live has changed very quickly and exposed us all to our fears and venerabilities.  Everyone prior to this pandemic…

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Janelle Monáe + Gabourey Sidibe Star In Liongate’s Antebellum – IN THEATERS AUGUST 21ST

Successful author Veronica Henley (Janelle Monáe) finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. ANTEBELLUM is a terrifying new thriller from the producer of the acclaimed films GET OUT and US, and groundbreaking directors Gerard Bush and Christoper Renz (Bush+Renz) – an exciting new voice in…

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Are You Loving The Interactive Streaming, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Kimmy Vs. The Music Is Today!

Are you loving Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the interactive movie, Kimmy Vs. the Reverend? We totally are. It reminds us of the choose you own ending Goosebump series we loved as kids. The news outlet Collider did an interview with actress Jane Krakowski. See what see says below: “According to Krakowski, the extremely complicated script for…

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Own Or Stream SCOOB Movie On May 15th, Exclusively Coming To Your Home #StayAtHome Is The New In Theaters Now

The first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen is the never-before told stories of Scooby-Doo’s origins and the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc. “SCOOB!” reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc.…

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Top VP Pick Stacey Abrams Endorses Democratic Nominee Joe Biden, The Blue Wave Is Now In Full Force

Stacey Abrams, the former Democratic nominee for governor in Georgia, on Tuesday endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden’s White House bid. “His commitment to fighting climate change, leading an economic recovery for all, and protecting every eligible American’s right to vote are among the many reasons why he must be the next President of the…

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