The Kitchen

Any movie starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish & Elizabeth Moss all together is definitely a must see flick. The funny ladies kept their comedy, but brought the drama in their latest film, The Kitchen, based on a 1970’s comic book of the same name. The Kitchen tells the story of the wives of Irish mobsters […]

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Donald Trump has been hinting at the idea of running for president. In a poll released Tuesday, it suggests that the real estate mogul and the ‘You’re Fired!’ guy is the best positioned candidate to beat President Obama in the 2012 election. A new survey released from The Daily Beast/Newsweek indicates President Obama is ahead […]

As a young adult maneuvering my way through this life of self discovery, growth, change and trying to learn how to make the universe work in my favor, I often get caught up in the age old saying, “I wish I knew then, what I know now”. A statement so much more than a cliché’, […]

In her article Black Feminism, Tyler Perry Style Salamishah Tillet, of ‘The Root’ best articulated the significance of the original Shange piece ‘For Colored Girls’ when she said, ‘the play’s boldness was not simply in its diagnoses of black women blues but in its unwavering belief that black feminism was a viable remedy for those […]

I just watched a round table interview on Black men’s reactions to ‘For Colored Girls.’ There seems to be a consensus that Black men don’t like how they are portrayed in the movie. I’ve even heard it extended to all of Tyler Perry’s movies. I personally don’t think this is a ‘Black’ men issue, but a […]

Ladies, Maintain your Dignity, Power and Respect. by Elaine Carter       I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, For Colored Girls.  The movie brings up food for thought about male and female relationships.  How do you maintain your dignity and wholeness in a challenging relationship?  Every breathing Soul has the right to peace of mind, […]

  Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls is Oscar Worthy!   by Elaine Carter           Today is the premiere of Tyler Perry’s, For Colored Girls.  I caught the first matinee showing of the movie in a suburb of Chicago. With it being a weekday, I was thinking that there would be a […]

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Vince McMahon, the Chairman of the WWE, isn’t too happy that his wife, Linda McMahon, spent $50 million on her campaign to become Connecticut’s next Senator.  Linda McMahon is running for the Senate seat in Connecticut, and her opponent, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, was the butt of the WWE’s jokes last night in the opening of the show. […]

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You heard part of this song back in March in the form of a reference track from Drake: Drake – Fall For Your Type Reference Track by GlobalGrind It turns out it wasn’t a Drake song but it was meant for a Jamie Foxx release. DJ Envy from Power 105 premiered the song about an […]

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It’s been a while since Usher and Diddy did a track together. Just earlier this year, Usher released his sixth studio album, Raymond v. Raymond. The album was his third consecutive to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200. On top of that, his hit single, ‘OMG’ featuring will.i.am, became his ninth number […]

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Hey GlobalGrinders! it’s @ConnieChris Yesterday, the nation prepared to watch President Obama speak in a Town Hall to address the youth. Today I’m reflecting on the many different ways I felt during his campaign run to the White House.  I have to be honest in saying that I now feel disappointed and ashamed. Oftentimes as […]

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Hey GlobalGrinders! it’s @ConnieChris Yesterday, the nation prepared to watch President Obama speak in a Town Hall to address the youth. Today I’m reflecting on the many different ways I felt during his campaign run to the White House.  I have to be honest in saying that I now feel disappointed and ashamed. Oftentimes as […]