To Freedom! Janelle Monáe Lands Role in Forthcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Source: NBC / Getty From appearing alongside Steve Carell as GI Julie in The Women of Marwen to gracing W magazine as a PI for Jordan Peele’s Noir Town, you could say Janelle Monáe’s had a hell of a year. Oh, and did we mention her latest album is amazing? Adding to her roster of… via … Continue reading To Freedom! Janelle Monáe Lands Role in Forthcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Hollywood’s New Favorite Trope: The “Go High” Black Woman AKA “The Bonnie” — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Like many Black people, I’ve learned to turn off my Black brain when I watch white shows. I usually fail, but I’ve trained myself to try. Like when I watch Ozark, I know not to expect any Black people whatsoever. And in the past month when I chose to binge… via … Continue reading Hollywood’s New Favorite Trope: The “Go High” Black Woman AKA “The Bonnie” — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Bill Cosby Sentenced To 3 to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault Conviction — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Source: Pool / Getty UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. EST — Bill Cosby has been taken away in handcuffs and was headed straight to prison after he was sentenced on Tuesday. Live footage was played on TV showing what amounted to a perp walk following the sentencing. Bill Cosby was just perp-walked in handcuffs out of the… via … Continue reading Bill Cosby Sentenced To 3 to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault Conviction — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Beyonce’s Sexy ‘Feminism’ Faces A Racial Double Standard — HelloBeautiful

Beyonce, Beyonce, Beyonce. We can’t keep her name out of our mouths. I have a very contradictory outlook on the corset-clad, pelvic bone-popping pop culture phenom. It’s not that I don’t enjoy Beyonce’s undeniable talent. It’s not even that I am sick of seeing this blonde-haired beauty over saturate my screen. It’s more because I […] … Continue reading Beyonce’s Sexy ‘Feminism’ Faces A Racial Double Standard — HelloBeautiful