Demetria Irwin

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Oprah Winfrey is an amazing human being. Oprah Winfrey should not run for president. These two statements are not mutually exclusive, but after her inspiring, standing-ovation-worthy Golden Globes speech, the internet is filled with memes and think-pieces rallying for...

The legacy publication's recent acquisition is positive news, but this is only the beginning
Most of the people and entities described here are habitual line-steppers (word to Charlie Murphy) whose actions are not surprising, but still annoying.
Netflix has given She’s Gotta Have It the green light for a second season. The series, based on Spike Lee’s first film by the same name, was highly anticipated on its Thanksgiving debut.

There are so many good Black shows continuing into 2018. Some of them are chucking deuces and some are in it for the long haul...
Get your 2018 started off on the right track by following these accounts...
Where do we begin? There have been so many things POTUS has said or done this year that has us at a complete loss...

Maybe you're sick of spending money or just want to do something different to ring in the new year...
Sometimes when the news is too laden with stark political affairs, violence, racism, sexism, and all the other Isms, you just need a break...
Every year Kwanzaa comes around, you swear you’re going to learn a thing or two about it...
In less than a year, the 2018 midterm elections will be upon us.
You couldn't escape Cardi B in 2017. She dominated the year...
Some of these people are new to the national spotlight while some are old hands at it...
When I see a Black writer, editor, or publisher creating quality work, I make sure to put my coins there. In that vein, here are 7 books by Black authors that came out in 2017 that everyone should read. Long...
Get into these organizations battling slavery and ways you can help
One year after Trump’s electoral college win and resounding popular vote defeat (never forget), there are still daily headlines about Twitter shenanigans that border on declarations of war, budget cuts that gut vital services for millions of Americans and...
OPINION - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is wrong to call for a moratorium on protests. De Blasio made the plea during a speech at the Police Athletic League in the wake of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos being ambushed and shot to death in Brooklyn...