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The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Academy Awards joke not funny

Academy Awards joke not funny

Danielle Dyer,
Contributor

March 10, 2016

Despite being ostracized by members of the Black community for statements she made preceding the Oscars, Chris Rock introduced Stacey Dash, the actress most famed for her role as Dionne in the 1995 movie “Clueless,” as the “new director” of the Oscars’ “Minority Outreach Program.” Dash proceeded to take the st...

Black in the City: Webisodes depict authentic culture

Black in the City: Webisodes depict authentic culture

DaRyn Merriwether,
Contributor

November 11, 2015

“Sex in the City” is one of my all-time favorite shows; I commend it for its six seasons of humorous and candid portrayals of fierce female friendship, single womanhood and the problematic search for love. But as a young Black female creative, I can’t fully relate to Carrie Bradshaw in her fabulous...

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