Many of my friends know that I like Andre Lyon portrayed by Trai Byers the most out of the three brothers and favor him to take over. When I say this people tend to respond “Buts he’s so shady” (but who on the show isn’t) or “He is being used by his wife” to which […]Read more "Why Andre Lyon Matters"
TV is a tough business as fans are fickle and change as easily as the seasons. I say this because Scandal has been on the receiving end of a lot of shade lately because of Empire. Not only do I find it problematic that people are attempting to put two great but different dramas with […]Read more "Let’s be Clear, Scandal is the Reason We Have Cookie"
So like many I am a big fan of the soap hip hopera Empire. It is a part of my Wednesday TV block where everything stops for me to plug in and live tweet at all the ridiculous developments. I remember when I first saw the news that Empire had been green-lit by Fox I was excited […]Read more "How the Anika vs Cookie Debate Reflects Class Conflict in the Black Community"
We need these complicated stories as they show the humanity that black people are so often denied.Read more "Olivia Pope, Jessica Pearson, and the New Wave of Black Women on Television"