Was it necessary for the LA Times to announce the death of rapper DMX with a headline that included references to his drug addiction and legal problems?  Is CupcakKe right that women rappers are boring at the moment?  Is Lena Waithe making trauma porn about Black people because of theContinue Reading

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  Will the Academy Awards new diversity requirements for Best Picture eligibility be sufficient for combating institutional racism in the movie industry?  View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) Which magazine denied the Mowry sisters the cover because they are Black?  https://www.instagram.com/p/CFBD_0epyBN/ Is theContinue Reading

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    Did Rolling Stone miss the mark with the design and colors of their Sza, Megan The Stallion and Normani Women Shaping The Future cover? https://twitter.com/PopCraveMusic/status/1230214401120063488?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1230214401120063488&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.essence.com%2Fentertainment%2Fwhitney-houston-hologram-tour%2F Is the Whitney Houston hologram tour the best way to represent her legacy?  Related posts: Media Questions Of The Week Media Questions OfContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”aAkMkVFwAoo”] Now that Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” went to number one after 25 years, will it stay there until 2020 and enable her to have no. 1 hits for four decades?     Did Kim Kardashian wear blackface in the photoshoot for 7 Hollywood magazine? Continue Reading

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