BMF: Black Mafia Family

I caught the season premiere of BMF on Starz in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The series is based on the real life story of the Flenory Brothers (Demetrius aka Big Meech and Terry) of Detroit who went on to form one of the largest drug cartels in the United States called the Black Mafia Family or BMF. Lemme start off by saying that this is NOTHING like the Power universe, so if you go into this expecting it to look similar, don’t. The styling isn’t as slick as Power. It’s…

Video: Black and Brown Arizona State Students forced to Defend New Multicultural Solidarity Center and Themselves from White Supremacist Rhetoric

On September 23, 2021 two white males displaying white supremacist & anti Black rhetoric walked into the recently constructed Arizona State Multicultural Solidarity Center (MSC). The MSC space is a safe space advocated for by Black & Brown students for the last 5 years. The center finally opened in Fall of 2021. For perspective it is CURRENTLY FALL OF 2021. The students of color who use the center as a safe space feel that ASU didn’t listen to their concerns regarding making the center safe for them from these types…

We Interview Candy Corn

As many of you know by now, BWNC’s top notch investigative team has interviewed a various array of people, entities and whatchamacallits. And as the weather started to change and the leaves started to wither, we noticed that Fall is upon us. And with Fall, comes Halloween; and with Halloween comes candy; and with candy comes, well, a candy so divisive that it has caused family structures to collapse, relationships to end and Facebook comment threads to reach over 1k. We reached out to the one and only Candy Corn.…

Fans vs. Stans By Larry L. Miller

    A phrase that has become popular over the last few years is “I stan.” This can be used when referring to fandom of a certain artist or simply for hyping up your friend’s latest Instagram post. Focusing on the former, I find it interesting that people are embracing a term that’s rooted in psychotic behavior.  The term “stan” derives from an Eminem song of the same name describing a dangerously obsessed fan who killed himself and his pregnant wife because Em hadn’t responded to his letters. It’s not something…