How “The Rise of Skywalker” Can Fix Star Wars…Or Not

In a recent rewatch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), I found myself struck by how much the series' scope has changed within a few short years. Three Star Wars movies have been released since then—Rogue One (2016), The Last Jedi (2017) and Solo (2018)—and while only one of these belong within the current…

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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…

Community Leader and Activist Found Dead in Car Trunk

The founder of the African-American History Museum in Baton Rouge, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was found dead in the trunk of a car this past Friday afternoon. The police discovered the 75-year-old Louisiana woman’s body just outside the area of downtown Baton Rouge. The vehicle was parked in a residential neighborhood about three miles from her home.…

Serena Williams is More Than Just a Tennis Player

This past Saturday, Serena Williams lost in the women's single Wimbledon Tennis Final which is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world. In total, she has won 23 Grand Slam titles, and of that, seven were titles from the Wimbledon tournaments. Serena Williams has shown herself to be a dedicated person in…

QuirkCon: A Convention For Weirdos of Colour

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend and present at Quirktastic’s inaugural Quirkcon held in Durham, North Carolina. For those that don’t know any conventions, it can be a little isolating. This past weekend I had the chance to attend Galaxy Con, which is a travelling con. Galaxy Con is a larger company based…