At first it seems like just another video, excellent but similar to what they’d put out before. Then the camera zooms in on Tobe’s mouth as he tells us several times that “every bar is worth a kilo”. As the camera zooms out we see the chairs are gone and Fat is behind him, interrupting him to say “yeah yeah, look”.
Dev and I’s experiences are similar because we hear one antidote and our world is shattered when we realize that it’s not just one story, but an epidemic.
Men are always acquainted with their genitalia. It hangs out where they can always see it and know what it’s up to. For women, our pleasure centers, the powerhouse organ that can DELIVER HUMAN LIFE, is tucked away.
A glorious thing happened, almost by accident, when I made the decision to start at the sequel rather than start at the beginning.
I try to slip my 2015 goggles on and see why this wasn’t problematic at the time, but I can’t. Because 2015 was only five years ago. It was 150 years after slavery was abolished and they couldn’t muster up a single storyline for a black woman.
Dear White People is a brilliant exercise in meta comedy, but that’s not all that it stands for. Find out how relaxing us into a state of complacency with laughter can make us more receptive to racial issues.
I spent years in the Taylor Swift closet. My sister knew, and eventually one of her friends knew, but I kept my love of Taylor deeply hidden.