Kylie Jenner and the ‘Copyright Infringement’ of the Black Woman

By Frenshea Love I ain’t gone lie, when I first saw Kylie Jenner’s latest picture I was like, okkayy Beyonce.’  It wasn’t until I jumped deep into the comment section that I realized it was not Queen Bey. It was Kylie Jenner parading in her likeness.   Besides my usual distaste for the Kardashian clan, the picture further disturbed me. On Facebook, Maceo Cassell responded to Kylie’s picture with this collage and wrote, “If copyright infringement was a person.” Beneath the layer of comedy, Cassell’s remark illustrates the assault against…

Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Was A Celebration Of Life

Kobe Bryant’s death signifies the most tragic celebrity death of my lifetime. Sure, the death’s of Prince or Whitney Houston or Michael Jackson caused an immense amount of sadness, but I didn’t feel as connected with those pop culture icons the same way I feel connected to Kobe. Kobe came into most of our lives in 1995, as a high school basketball phenom who was also taking Brandy to prom. From that point forward, Kobe was a fixture in our pop culture lives, especially those of us who loved and…

Coming for Blue Ivy is a one-way ticket to Cancelville

Picture it…In Wherever Land, sometime around New Year’s Day, you are reflecting back on the year behind you and looking towards 2020 with eyes full of hope and expectation. And, of course, your looking includes scrolling through New Year’s posts from people all around the world. Then, as fate would have it, you stumble upon a post that will chart the course of the beginning of your year on a short journey to Cancelville.  Yes…not at all how you pictured things I’m sure. And, thankfully, I am not telling your…