DEADPOOL 2: Zazie Beetz’s Casting (and Natural Hair) Backlash

It was previously announced that Atlanta star Zazie Beetz is going to play Domino in Deadpool 2, but a couple of days ago, the first image of her as the character surfaced on Ryan Reynolds’ Twitter account- and people got to talking. As I read the comments, I found myself enraged. Of course came the…

TO THE BONE: A Hard Depiction of Anorexia

On July 14th, critically acclaimed Sundance selection To The Bone was released on Netflix, and in limited locations nationwide. I had been interested in seeing this film since hearing about it at Sundance, and I was highly interested in how this film would tackle the controversial topic of Anorexia. Never having had an eating disorder…

My Favorite Natural Hair Portrayals in Entertainment

Growing up, I remember in a lot of shows that curly hair, or more specifically natural hair was frowned upon. Did you ever notice that in the movies, when a curly got a makeover (Like in The Princess Diaries) that her hair was straightened? Over the years, as natural hair resurges, I find that there…