Month: July 2022

  • Luminary Actress Mary Alice of ‘A Different World’ and ‘Sparkle’ Dies — The Urban Daily

    Source: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Legendary actress of the stage and screen, Mary Alice who is best known for her roles as Leticia “Lettie” Bostic on NBC‘s A Different World and as Effie Williams in the 1976 musical drama Sparkle, died Wednesday in New York City, according to the NYPD. Her age is disputed… Luminary […]

  • Brittney Griner’s Fight for Freedom — TIME

    Brittney Griner speaks to the world through pictures these days. In mid-May, nearly three months into her detention in Russia for carrying cannabis oil in her luggage at a Moscow airport, fans of the WNBA superstar saw a stark image of Griner in a courtroom, handcuffed and head bowed, a figure of defeat, her face… Brittney […]

  • Simone Biles Teams Up With Athleta Girl For A Motivational Back-To-School Collection — HelloBeautiful

    Source: Courtesy of Athleta / Courtesy of Athleta Olympic medalist Simone Biles has teamed up with performance lifestyle brand Athleta Girl for a back-to-school collection. Source: Courtesy of Athleta / Courtesy of Athleta The inspiring athleisure-wear collection speaks directly to girls who are changemakers, teammates, athletes, activists, and students. The line includes sporty pieces such… Simone […]

  • Keke Palmer Shuts Down Career Comparisons To Zendaya, Brings Up Colorism Debate — The Urban Daily

    Source: SOPA Images / GettyKeke Palmer is one of the most dynamic entertainers around, showcasing her vast talents as an actress, television co-shot, and social media darling. Palmer took to Twitter to address comparisons to another young actress in Zendaya, and also spoke to the colorism debate that sparked the chatter. Keke Palmer, 28, fired… Keke […]

  • Wakanda Forever Official Trailer

    Wakanda Forever Official Trailer

  • Old Man by William Faulkner(Reflection) (2022)

    Old Man by William Faulkner(Reflection) (2022)

    In the short story Old Man, William Faulker employs community characteristics by brilliantly depicting the theme of return and craftily applying subtle inferences throughout the story. Specifically, Faulker explores various languages, patterns, customs, and traditions within the community context. Three prominent illustrations of community that follow along the storyline are the community of convicts, Black […]

  • Breaking Down the Meaning of Jordan Peele’s Nope — TIME

    Leading up to its release on July 22, Jordan Peele kept his highly-anticipated third film, Nope, tightly under wraps. The trailer is little more than a spooky montage of dark forces and craning necks, and Peele was very cagey about what happens in the movie in the few interviews he’s given. His elusiveness sparked a… Breaking […]

  • St. Petersburg Strategy of Cultural Heritage Preservation (2022)

    St. Petersburg Strategy of Cultural Heritage Preservation (2022)

    St. Petersburg, Russia, and its history in heritage preservation have undergone several changes, challenges, and progressions since the area was first founded during the 18th century. Under the creation and development from the mind of the historical figure Peter the Great, the Russian czar that led Russia into the modern era, St. Petersburg, Russia, currently […]

  • Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation In Yemen (2022)

    Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation In Yemen (2022)

    Peutz, Nathalie. (2018) Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation in Yemen; Stanford University Press (Stanford, California) Notes, Appendix, References, Index, Pp. ix-286. When it comes to conservation efforts in cultural heritage work, the odds of sustaining specific cultural areas and their people’s safety do not seem to be an issue that initially arises in the […]

  • Dallen Timothy Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Tourism (Chapter 5 and 16) (2022)

    Dallen Timothy Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Tourism (Chapter 5 and 16) (2022)

    The central premise of this narrative focused on an issue that has had both a positive and negative impact on heritage tourism. In essence, chapters 5 and 16 in Dallen Timothy’s book Cultural Heritage and Tourism focused on authenticity and accurate portrayal of tourism and historic sites. However, within the quest for authenticity, the issues […]