Drew-Shane DanielsWhy Iggy Azalea & Azealia Banks’ Race Will Always Be An Issue
Earlier this year when I first downloaded Iggy Azalea’s “Ignorant Art,” I thought to myself that this had to be a parody of some sort. From her doorknocker earrings, over the top costumes, bubble gum lyrics and the grassroots video production, I swore this was a practical joke. However, this act was something I started playing and […]The New Twitter: Fly Or Flop?
When it comes to social media, one platform has dominated the web, creating pop culture norms and real life experiences about following and epic fails. Since the demise of Facebook because of the frequent updates and spam, MySpace emails flooding your inbox from advertisers and beloved spam bots from AOL Chat rooms, social media has always found a […]Homosexuality Is Not A Disorder That Disables People From Functioning In Society
Now that states are slowly beginning to legalize gay marriage one can only begin to question how institutions like the military, church and their constituents will react. Will these beloved and celebrated institutions finally begin recognizing the rights of homosexuals? With Tuesday’s repeal of the military’s ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, gays and lesbians are now free to serve […]Tyler Perry: Who Is His Competition?
Multi-talented Tyler Perry has topped a list of entertainment’s highest-paid men by Forbes magazine. Perry beat out many big names including director Steven Spielberg and singer Elton John. With five movies and two television series released over the last two years, this media mogul has earned himself a profit of $130 million. With his recent movies and TV […]Will And Jada Pinkett-Smith: Life Isn’t A Fairy Tale
After the abrupt break up between power couple Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, the thought of another celebrity couple throwing in the towel doesn’t seem to be a stretch. Even though celebrity break-ups are nothing new, for some reason everyone was shocked when news began circulating about Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith‘s alleged divorce. Yesterday morning InTouch Weekly reported that […]Nivea’s Re-Civilize Yourself Campaign Misses The Mark
When I first saw the Nivea For Men ad floating around the Internet, I knew there was going to be some outrage. An ad proclaiming men to “Look like you give a damn” featuring a Black man with a decapitated afro-rocking caveman-esque head; somehow I knew people were not going to buy this as a […]Vogue Italia Features “Slave Earrings,” Are You Grabbing A Pair?
Just when you thought the Nivea ad was enough to inspire you to “Re-Civilize yourself,” leave it to Vogue Italia to glamorize slavery. Not sure how slavery and fashion are relatable but unfortunately, Vogue decided to make it work. At the beginning of the month, Vogue Italia’s website featured an accessory highlight on “Slave Earrings,” a […]Leave Bert And Ernie Alone!
With the recognition of gay marriage in New York City, perhaps it is time for this ideology to make it to everyone’s favorite childhood show Sesame Street. Right. When I first heard about the pressures of proclaiming the sexuality of two childhood puppets, I really did not know what to say. Recently, a group of gay activists […]Why Is Everyone So Mad At “The Help?”
Ever since the opening date was announced for the movie, The Help, critics have been attacking the movie before it even hit theatres. Ever since the opening date was announced for the movie, The Help, critics have been attacking the movie before it even hit theatres. People have also been attacking the movie without even reading […]Why So Hard On Baby Mamas? (PHOTOS)
When I first saw the headline, “Fantasia Confirms She’s Pregnant,” I did not hesitate to click on it. From hearing the many rumors and blog stories about Fantasia Barrino, I knew the story was only going to get better and better. The impulsive announcement came as Fantasia was performing for an apartment opening in Jacksonville, […]Casey Anthony Verdict: Over A Month Of Testimonies, 400 Pieces Of Evidence, She’s Not Guilty! (PHOTOS)
Stories of missing children filter into national headlines and prime time news, sometimes years after the victim has even been located. Many times concrete evidence lacks because of the ability to prove what actually happened because of circumstantial evidence. More frequently these stories are left untold, unsolved and undiscovered. STORY: Caylee Anthony, The Daughter Of […]Please Plank With Caution! (PHOTOS)
When I first saw the trending topic #planking coming across my Twitter timeline, not knowing what it was I decided to click anyway. After a few minutes of browsing, I knew this craze was about to begin. As I browsed through the topic, as I do regularly now, I came across tons of hilarious photographs […]Still Rooting For Lindsay: A Look At Lohan’s Infamous Bad Girl Antics (PHOTOS)
While some of us do our best to build each other up, others insist on destroying our personal morale with their negativity. It’s their prerogative. Then there are others who destroy themselves. This is worse than someone trying to destroy us physically, emotionally and spiritually. Self-destruction is a beast. Speaking of self-destruction, Lindsay Lohan has had many run-ins […]CloseSign up for our newsletter and never miss the hot storiesThank you for subscribing to Global Grind! Please be sure to open your today's newsletter so we're added to your Safe Senders list.