Most Artists Who Make A Living Are White

80% of White Artists Are Making A Living Duh! and No shit! were the first thoughts that came to mind when I saw this article heading. My second thought was that most of that 80% are men. This really isn’t shocking or surprising. The research revealed interesting numbers, I suppose, but it really just makes me more depressed. A study Read More …

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Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore

Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore How do you create your art? I actually invented my own mixed media art form where I combine digital art, physical mediums for embellishing and jewels all on giclée canvas to create something innovative, fun, and eye-grabbing. Most of my creations are initially drawn digitally with my Wacom Intuos4 tablet. The digital works are then printed on giclée canvas and wrapped over Read More …

Flint Positive Spotlight: Author Rajah E. Smart Releases “Black Rain”

Is Black Rain biographical?   No…Black Rain was developed from a real life incident in Detroit between two young professionals: one being a Black male and a White female. The story caught my attention because they were involved in a car collision, and were robbed while waiting almost two hours for the police. Two individuals that would not likely even Read More …

FaLessia Booker Loves Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down

I really appreciate the unique viewpoint of this book. I consider myself very well-read, and have encountered very few titles that have touched on the topic of safe sex from so many angles. Dangerous Lee handles this subject through a series of informative, eye-catching short stories that made me stop and think. The HIV information appending the stories gave credibility Read More …

Movie Review: Melancholia

Melancholia first came across my radar because of the hoopla surrounding Kirsten Dunst appearing nude in the film. I believe that was a ploy to get people interested in this under the radar film, but the plot is what interested me most. The first time I watched Melancholia the beginning slow motion sequence bored me to death, but as the movie Read More …

Flint Stuff Spotlight: D Fro – Delirious Days

This music video, made by D-Fro (a producer/MC out of the Owosso/Flint area) and directed by label mate Tim Evans, promotes you to never give up on yourself, even if the world around us wants us to sometimes. D-Fro is an advocate for self-discovery and awareness of world affairs. Check out more at www.fb.com/dfromusic. Note: Original video has been removed Read More …

Movie Review: Captain America

This is one of the many comic book character movies that I wanted to see because it didn’t look corny or like a cartoon come alive. I loved this film! I especially love how it made fun of itself, the storyline was perfect and the ending I absolutely loved. Because I am not into comic books, I did not understand Read More …

Movie Review: Bridesmaids

So many people thought this movie was hilarious and it is currently the highest grossing female comedy of all time. However, I did not think it was funny! I almost didn’t do this review because I really cannot think of anything relevant to say about it other than I did not like it. I think this film was trying too Read More …