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On Wakanda: My Black Panther Review

Black Panther. This movie has taken over the world! It’s been probably the biggest pop culture moment in the last decade, and the most highly anticipated film in a long while. It’s finally here, and it has lived up to every piece of hype it has gotten. I’ve seen it …

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Famous folksMy Life

Lupita, Shonda and the 2015 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

My favorite event of the year is the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. I’ve gone three out of the last four years and there is no other space that feels as supportive, inspiring and epic as this one. There’s something incredibly special about how accessible the celebrities who come …

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Famous folks

Lupita Nyong’O’s Lancome Ad Won’t Kill Me Die! LOVE!

Somebody gotta tell Lupita Nyong’o that I don’t have time for her perpetual slayage because how am I supposed to get work done and feel good about myself when she’s walking around looking like perfection? I DON’T HAVE THE TAHM NOR THE ENERGY, LAWD! Just look at Lupie’s first ad …

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CultureMovies

Lupita Nyong’o Optioned Film Rights to Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah. WIN!

If you all need me, I’ll be laid out at the altar because my heart just couldn’t take the awesomeness. IndieWire confirmed that my main boo Lupita Nyong’o optioned the film rights for my other boo and Naija sisthren Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah! I read the book in ONE DAY …

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Famous folksMy Life

The ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon Was Magic!

If I could have written this in glitter font, I would have. And you know how I feel about glitter (it reminds me of MySpace and BlackPlanet days of yore where our text shouted out at everyone). But I just feel all glittery and shiny about the ESSENCE Black Women …

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AwardsTV

10 Reasons Why the 2014 Academy Awards Were the Best EVER

The 86th Academy Awards were the best I’ve ever seen and I am so pleasantly surprised. Could this be the beginning of the end of the snoozefest tradition? Let’s hope so. I said I was only watching the Oscars to see if Lupita won and to see some of Ellen’s …

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Famous folks

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover is Full of FINE (and Color)!

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue is dropping into newsstands on February 11 and they’ve outdone themselves with an absolutely FABULOUS tri-fold cover. They stepped away from their historically monochromatic look by including some of Hollywood’s FINEST actors of color. And I am here to appreciate it. It features Lupita Nyong’o, Chiwetel …

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Famous folksLetter

Dear Lupita Nyong’o, Why Must You Slay Us Completely?

My newest celebrity crush is Lupita Nyong’o and if you have to ask me why, then we have nothing to talk about. I’m here to write her a love letter, because she is everything. I’m not even here to talk about her performance in 12 Years a Slave. No. I’m …

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