The 2010s introduced us to a multitude of pop icons. Artists like Adele, Bruno Mars, Lizzo and Lorde all became acclaimed household names. Robin Thicke..
Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ is a Milestone for Representation
On Saturday, April 14, 2018, I stayed up until 2 a.m. to watch Beyoncé perform at Coachella. Not in person, of course, but through a..
Afrofuturism: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture for Black Artists
Throughout the winter quarter, DePaul University’s Center for Black Diaspora displayed a film festival series centering around the cultural aesthetic of an often overlooked genre,..
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, But It Will Have a Playlist
At my Catholic grammar school, we had morning prayers and announcements over the PA system every day. The routine was normally a scripture reading, reflection..
Beyoncé’s world tour is for everyone Soldier Field transformed into the Bey-Hive stadium last weekend, bringing together citizens in a notoriously segregated city to enjoy her most..
DePaul black women find comfort in representation If you’ve been near a television in the past month, you’ve seen Beyoncé Knowles in a canary yellow..