african american history


Is Billie Eilish Culturally Appropriating?

At first glance, nothing about eighteen-year-old Billie Eilish screams Black culture, at least not when you play her music. But after the 2020 Grammys people started talking about what they considered the obvious influence of Black American culture on Billie’s image.
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#SmartBrownGirlBook List

All the Books I Read in 2017 | #SmartBrownGirl Reads

Here is the list of all the books I read last year, starting with the books that I completed and then the books which I started but did not manage to finish before 2017 was up. You can check out all my previous book lists here. All the books listed below are books that I enjoyed from beginning to end. They've likely been featured in other book lists and I'm also always singing their praises whenever I see people reading the books: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Friere What It
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TV/Film Reviews

Underground Season 2 Episode 3 & 4 Review | @UndergroundWGN

My birthday was last weekend, March 25th, so I apologize for the supreme tardiness of this reviews. I'm putting together a whole video on Ernestine because her storyline these season is highlighting so many struggles of Black women's narratives throughout history and it's important, very important. Similar to what I discussed in Beyonce's Grammy performance and the image of Black motherhood. That Ernestine video will be up on my YouTube channel top of next week, along with a blog post because there is so much context to discuss. Click play for the latest review and help me out with some of
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