Author Archives: Jonita Davis

5 Films (and Shows) You Slept on, Way Before ‘Cuties’ Got Here

The current seems to be pulling away from the Netflix show Cuties written and directed by Maïmouna Doucouré. It’s about a girl and her friends who want so badly to be “grown-up” that they pull examples of adulthood from social media. Well, it should come as a surprise that the girls end up mimicking provocative dance moves and behaviors, in

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Big $$$ News for Women in Comics Collective International

We are sending out a big CONGRATULATIONS to our mother company Women in Comics Collective International. They were among the recipients of the National Book Foundation’s Literary Arts Emergency Fund Grant Recipients. WinC joins other organizations such as the Third World Press Foundation, Kweli Journal, and so many others. Over 282 organizations were awarded a total of 3.5 million dollars.

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Film Review: ‘Random Acts of Violence’ Tests the Ties Between Artist, Their Art, and The Fans

The comic artist as center of the horror film is not a trope that is practiced often. Many of us are hard-pressed to name one film other than Jay Baruchel’s Random Acts of Violence that takes on the artist, his art and the fans that keep him going. However, it works in this film, despite having the striking Jesse Williams

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International Female Ride Day Offers Women Self-Care and Sisterhood On a Bike

A Q&A with Porsche Taylor founder and EIC of Black Girls Ride and Joey Lindahl Senior Marketing Manager, Customer Growth at Polaris By Jonita Davis and Michele St. Martin On August 22, 2020, Women all over the world will get on their motorcycles, autocycles, trikes, ATVs, and more to take a ride in celebration of International Female Ride Day. The

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Creator Spotlight: The Three Nerd Queens Behind #JusticeCon2020 Speak Out

No one really expected JusticeCon to be more than a celebration for the fandom. The event that ran concurrently with San Diego Comic-Con the weekend of July 25 and 26. It came out of nowhere to rock Comic-Con at Home’s virtual, leaving everyone reeling for weeks afterward about the little fan convention that brought so many reveals, celebrities, and so

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22 Things We Found Out From ‘The Proud Family’ Reunion

The voice cast of The Proud Family came together for a family reunion at the NAACP Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Festival. The joyful reunion was full of stories, laughs, memories from the animated series that meant so much to so many kids in the 2000s. We took a minute to dig into the video and found out 22 new facts about The Proud

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Interview: Kellita Smith on Icons, Agency, and Legacy

Kellita Smith knows about representation in Hollywood. She was a part of the Black television. Smith claimed her space at the time and has not moved, creating an impressive filmography full of characters and stories. From her role as Wanda in the groundbreaking Bernie Mac show to her current work on Influence, Smith’s characters women are multifaceted, beautiful, Black women

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