08/21/2018

For Asian Americans, the most anticipated weekend of the year finally arrived, and it was a triumph

Yup, you guessed it. It was the opening weekend of Crazy Rich Asians – the talk of the town, the watershed moment of Asians’ on-screen representation, the movie with the mission to achieve a thunderous success big enough to shake Hollywood.

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04/23/2018

Class is In Session: Beyoncé Gives Us a Course on Black Expression

"Thank you for letting me be the first Black woman to headline Coachella," said Beyoncé on Saturday night. "Ain't that 'bout a b****?” Beyoncé’s Coachella set on Saturday night was such an iconic performance that she inspired a new nickname for the 2018 music festival: “Beychella.” After cancelling last year’s appearance due to her pregnancy, this year's Coachella marked her first live performance.

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03/15/2018

Why are black people still talking about Black Panther?

Unless you’ve somehow been stranded on an island along with a volleyball with a face painted on it and the fierce determination to deliver a package to a stranger, or you don’t have cable, chances are you’ve heard about a little film that premiered a few weeks ago called Black Panther. Since its opening, the movie has been breaking box office records, garnering critical acclaim, and generating a level of buzz and cultural conversation unlike any other superhero genre film before it. But, why?

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08/16/2017

Being Black in Corporate America: How attending an HBCU can impact the journey to the C-Suite

For many people, college is the best four years of their lives. However, when hit with the stark reality of adulthood and climbing the corporate ladder, an important question is whether your alma mater could be a determining factor in making it into the C-Suite. Many African Americans are faced with this very question because of the value placed on attending an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) or a PWI (Predominately White Institution).

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