Daneia Russell

  • November 20, 2017By Daneia Russell

    Mudbound, a 2017 period drama — released on Netflix and also playing in select theaters around the United States — takes a look into the consistency of racism and mental disorders in the mid-1900s. Based on the novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan, the film focuses on two World War II veterans –

  • August 23, 2017By Daneia Russell

    This past Tuesday on August 22, millions of TV screens were filled with the seventh annual television broadcast of Black Girls Rock!, an award show that promotes the achievements in film, TV, music, activism, etc. by Black girls and women. Each year, the show brings about stars, well-known figures, and everyday workers, young and old

  • August 15, 2017By Daneia Russell

    Colorism is the prejudice or discrimination against people with a dark skin tone, usually among people of the same ethnic or racial group however can venture across many different groups. It’s not new nor has it been abolished. However, in any ways it is trying to be, and a form of deconstructing its harmfulness is

  • August 2, 2017By Daneia Russell

    Hair is just hair right? Just something that grows on your head and you can color and style it any way you want to. Well, that simply isn’t true for a lot of folks. For many people in the Black community, hair is as culturally significant as music, dance, language and food. Let’s get straight

  • July 17, 2017By Daneia Russell

    And yet again, Robert Kelly, otherwise known as his stage alias R. Kelly, is in the spotlight for another case of sexual predation and alleged brainwashing. In this new report, the parents of an aspiring nineteen-year-old artist claim that Kelly is holding young women against their will in a “cult.” If you are an R.

  • July 9, 2017By Daneia Russell

    Change can only be made when people are made to feel uncomfortable. Feminism was never a movement done sitting down; from the time of the word’s creation by French philosopher Charles Fourier, to the first-waves of feminist activism in the United Kingdom and United States in the nineteenth century, to the necessary and notable inclusion