Media Representation: The Time Has Never Been Better To Make Our Influence Known

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As some of you may know Acts Of Faith In Love & Life has published roughly 1100 Essays, many that are still relevant and show progression in the scale and scope of ADVOCACY and POWER to benefit black women. Sometimes you have to take a rest to recharge from blogging fatigue and burn-out. […]

When 'Feminist' Sites Use The 'Plight' Of Black Women (In This Case Regarding TV Show Scandal) To Fuel White Dominance

Wasn’t that Season 2 Finale of Scandal a jaw-dropper!! They added a whole, extra layer to daddy issues and Liv’s secret family connection Superpowers, didn’t they? Well, we’ve got all summer to TRY to digest that revelation.

In analyzing the projected images of black women in the media, something popped […]

For Your Consideration: Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild is a 2012 American fantasy drama film directed by Benh Zeitlin [who’s all of 19 by the way] and written by Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar from Alibar’s one-act play, Juicy and Delicious.

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When Advertisers Positively Acknowledge Black Women #3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jne9t8sHpUc”>Ironic

We may have a love/hate relationship with commercials due to implications of consumerism and concerns about products. Something to consider is image, recognition of buying power and simple consideration. I believe there was an episode of Mad Men where a company had solid research AAs made up a substantial percentage of their customer base, […]

AA Legacy Series Spotlight: Belva Davis

We’re winding down the end of (Black) Women’s Heristory Month. I invited readers to submit essays on women have moved or influenced them for inclusion and Vanessa Francis answered the call. Ms. Francis is an urban planner and policy analyst who runs the blog Wicked Urbanity. Check it out. She wrote a terrific […]