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In Search of Diahann, Dorothy, Josephine and Nina

In Search of Diahann, Dorothy, Josephine and Nina

By Contributor Evette Dionne Last semester, a fellow student produced a mini-documentary that focused on the misconceptions and similarities between socialite Kim Kardashian and the infamous Marilyn Monroe.  It discussed their childhoods, accomplishments, scandals, and their rise to wall poster fame and idolization among millennials. It was fabulous for numerous reasons, but here are two … Continue reading

It’s Difficult to be “Brown and Edgy” Everywhere

It’s Difficult to be “Brown and Edgy” Everywhere

By Contributor Evette Dionne Last night, I stumbled on an interview with crooner Dawn Richards, while prowling for intellectually engaging articles on TMZ and a few other credible  websites. The former member of both Danity Kane and Diddy Dirty Money was chatting with Carlton Jordan about her shorter than short singing career, hair ‘do, and … Continue reading