Best of the 2010s: Everything Else

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series comes to a close! Thank you for joining us on this walk down the decade's memory lane. This is our fourth and final installment of our Best of the 2010s series: everything else, a compilation of books, anime, comics, music, and pop culture. If you missed the rest of…

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School of Rock: An Underrated Attempt at Inclusivity

Sixteen years ago, a movie about Jack Black teaching sheltered, overprotected prep school children how to rock 'n' roll premiered in theaters. School of Rock went on to become the highest-grossing music-themed comedy of all time—until 2015 when it was overtaken by Pitch Perfect 2. It also spawned a TV series, a Broadway musical, and…

Blanche and Cab Calloway Childhood Home Fights to Stand

American jazz singers, Blanche and Cab Calloway, childhood home, is fighting to remain erect following a rally on June 28, 2019. The community protested the demolition of the former jazz singers’ residence, requesting that it becomes preserved as a Historic National Landmark. The protest took place at noon, outside their old home in the Druid…

Mary J. Blige Never Left

Mary J. Blige is holding true to being a multifaceted entertainer. The musician who became the youngest and first female artist on Uptowns Records, in 1989, continues to influence the media industry from her performances to her business deals. This past weekend, July 5-7, Blige continued her legacy by performing at the Essence Festival in…

Love Letter to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

What Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna’s bizarre, brilliant musical comedy nails about mental illness, womanhood, love, and more. After four whirlwind seasons of career changes, revolving love interests, and tears, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s titular Rebecca Bunch has reached the end of her movie. But she hasn’t, really. In the show’s season finale, Rebecca rebukes the…

The Five Must-See Shows of 2016

1. The Get Down The Get Down is a Netflix original series created by Baz Luhrmann, who is a well-known director for incredible films such as The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge and Romeo + Juliet. Through his use of cinematography and music, Baz Luhrmann is known to create unforgettable movies and television series, such as The Get Down. Baz Luhrmann enlists…