Media Questions Of The Week

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 the violence in two of the episodes of the Amazon horror series Them that she executive-produced? 






Media Questions Of The Week

Is Mathew Knowles correct about colorism benefitting Beyonce and hurting Kelly Rowland careers? 

What is the future of Ebony and Jet magazines after the recent firing of their staff of writers? And what will happen to the Ebony photo archive that Mellody Hobson and George Lucas are trying to save? 

 




BET’s Black Girls Rock! 2018: Jasmine Sullivan, Ledisi, Cynthia Ervio, Stephanie Mills, Yolanda Adams & Fantasia Give Tribute To Aretha Franklin

[youtube id=”fL_mb8jtirM”] [youtube id=”s4Ho8BBSkFk”]honors. The musical highlight of the evening was a tribute to Aretha Franklin with performances from Jasmine Sullivan, Ledisi, Cynthia Ervio, Stephanie Mills, Yolanda Adams and Fantasia.