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Trauma therapist and Denzel Washington express concern for Chris Rock and Will Smith

Trauma therapist and Denzel Washington express concern for Chris Rock and Will Smith This article first appeared in ournewsmag.com Veteran actor Denzel Washington spoke about this year’s Oscar shock when millions witnessed the on-air assault on comedian Chris Rock by actor Will Smith.       During the Oscars, Smith approached and slapped Rock after he made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Rock’s joke referenced Pinkett Smith being the lead role for the next G.I. Jane movie likening the female lead character’s shaven head to Pinkett Smith’s shaven head.  The Smiths and many…

Wash Wars, The Competitive Car Detailing Show: Tapping In With Creator Bentley Brandon

The love of cars is a consistent aspect of Black Culture in America.  The ’60s were all about muscle cars, the ’70s brought the love of big body models like the Lincoln Continental, Rolls-Royce, and Cadillac, while the 80s were all about I-Roc Zs, Corvettes, and Mustangs which carried over into the 90s.  The 90s was all about SUVs like Tahoes, Suburbans, and Jeeps along with a greater interest in foreign cars like Mercedes-Benz. However, the era that had held on the strongest was the early 2000s which introduced us…

All About Love and Loss: Grief in My Black Experience Part III

“to be loving is to be open to grief. to be touched by sorrow, even sorrow that is unending. we need not contain grief when we use it as a means to intensify our love for the dead and dying, for those who remain alive.” ― bell hooks, all about love The scariest thing about falling in love for me has been dealing with the harsh reality that at its’ core love will always result in loss. Our existence is fragile. Every day we leave the house we risk never…