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

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The Kelly Connundrum

Unless you live under a rock, you've heard that the self-titled Pied Piper of R&B is in the spotlight once again for... you guessed it, accusations of sexual misconduct. Since 1994 there has been speculation over whether or not R. Kelly has been involved in inappropriate acts with minors beginning with the odd relationship between the … Continue reading The Kelly Connundrum

Black Women Wear The Mask — WriteSomeShit

Yesterday as I scrolled through Twitter, a video of a Black female police officer and a White subject sitting on the ground in handcuffs repeatedly found its way in my feed at least 5 times. I didn’t click the video because I was unsure of what I would see and didn’t know if I was… via … Continue reading Black Women Wear The Mask — WriteSomeShit

Ex-Cop Roy Oliver Convicted in Murder of Jordan Edwards — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Source: Pool / Getty A Texas jury on Tuesday found a white police officer guilty of murder in the 2017 shooting of a Black teenager, the Dallas Morning News reported. Roy Oliver fired five times into a car carrying teenagers leaving a party, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. An internal police investigation said officers were responding… via … Continue reading Ex-Cop Roy Oliver Convicted in Murder of Jordan Edwards — Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

Black Tax

Urban dictionary defines black tax as the extra money that middle class black people are expected to give every month to support their less fortunate or less accomplished family, even to the detriment of their own household.  It is also defined as, the notion that black people have to work and perform regular tasks twice as … Continue reading Black Tax