REVIEW: ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Has A Heartfelt Message That Somehow Gets Lost In The Sauce

REVIEW: ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Has A Heartfelt Message That Somehow Gets Lost In The Sauce

Written by Malcolm Venable At the heart of Space Jam: A New Legacy is a touching, heartwarming story about the type of relationship we don’t always see through a positive prism on the big screen You have a Black father––LeBron James, playing himself––learning how to connect with his son Dom (Cedric Joe). In this sequel to the 1996 mashup of live-action and animation starring Michael Jordan, King James learns an important lesson that he then imparts to his kid, and thus to the audience –- parenting is more than discipline and rules. It also includes having an appreciation for your…

The Original Karens: From Emmett Till’s Accuser To The White Woman Who Sparked The Tulsa Massacre

In this current climate of protests and demands for justice, the entitled and indignant white women known as “Karens” appear to be falling apart. From Amy Cooper, whose over dramatic 911 call on a birdwatching Black man blew up in her face, to Lisa Alexander, who was shocked to discover that no one needs her permission to write “Black Lives Matter” in chalk on their own property, Karens are in a rage. Not even a camera in their face will stop their toxic entitlement, which has led to a string of viral sensations. When thinking of the country’s experiences with…
England’s Black Players Receive Racist Abuse After Euro 2020 Loss | Sports

England’s Black Players Receive Racist Abuse After Euro 2020 Loss | Sports

Black members of England’s national soccer team are revealing some of the racist abuse they’ve been receiving following the team’s loss to Italy in Sunday’s Euro 2020 final. "Seeing my brothers being racially abused for being brave enough to put themselves in a position to help this country, is something that sickens, but doesn't surprise me,” said team member Tyrone Mings, according to CBS News. “We have literally made history. We've gone where no one else has gone. Take that in." Both English Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel, who is in charge of the nation’s law…