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amma asante, movie reviews, reviews, where hands touch -

What counts as “humanizing a Nazi?” It’s a question that will be debated quite a bit as director Amma Asante’s new film Where Hands Touch continues its press tour in the coming weeks (it hits theaters September 14), and it’s one worth asking and answering in good faith, considering the recent resurgence of Neo-Nazi…


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Ava Duvernay, Entertainment, Opinion, Queen Sugar, Reviews, Season 3, TV, Video -

Queen Sugar Season 3 is getting real good! Check out our video recap and review of the latest episode “No Haven In My Shadow.”  theGrio‘s Deputy Editor, Natasha Alford, breaks down the good, bad and ugly of the Bordelon family’s drama.

The post Queen Sugar Episode 304 Review: The Truth Will Set You Free! appeared first on theGrio.

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25 Days of Black Biz, Brooklyn, Business, haircare, Le Luxe Studio, Lifestyle, Living, Nails, Reviews, self care, women entrepreneurs -

When it comes to beauty and haircare, black women know that taking good care of yourself takes time. Not only do we spend energy traveling to different locations to meet our beauty needs, but we also spend a good amount of money depending on where we shop. Le Luxe Beauty Studio in Brooklyn, NY is […]

The post Black Business Review: Le Luxe Beauty Studio takes self care to the next level appeared first on theGrio.

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Brooklyn, Entertainment, Film, Opinion, Red Hook Summer, Review, Reviews, Spike Lee -

REVIEW - Spike Lee' s 'Red Hook Summer' deserved a better fate than a cast of middling actors and a shoestring budget...

The post 'Red Hook Summer' suggests Spike Lee's star may be fading appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Women, Book, Cindy Hooper, Conflict: African American Women and the New Dilemma of Race and Gender Politics, Election 2012, Opinion, Politics, Reviews, Voters, Women's Vote -

REVIEW - Cindy Hooper’s new publication, Conflict: African American Women and the New Dilemma of Race and Gender Politics couldn’t come at a better time...

The post Cindy Hooper’s 'Conflict' captures power of the African American women's vote appeared first on theGrio.

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American Tapestry, Ancestry, Barack Obama, Biracial, Book, DNA, First Lady, Heritage, Michelle Obama, Politics, Rachel L. Swarns, Reviews -

REVIEW - While Americans and people all over the world are familiar with president Obama's biracial heritage, only basic family history was publicly known about the nation's groundbreaking first lady...

The post 'American Tapestry' author says book on Michelle Obama's ancestry encapsulates 'American experience' appeared first on theGrio.

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Beasts of the Southern Wild, Black Films, Entertainment, Film, Films, Hurricanes, Louisiana, Movies, Opinion, Quvenzhane Wallis, Reviews, Sundance -

REVIEW - At moments one can’t help but wonder: are the people occupying the 'bathtub' in fact the beasts of the southern wild?...

The post Who are the 'Beasts of the Southern Wild?' appeared first on theGrio.

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AARP, Book, Entertainment, Memoir, Music, R Kelly, R&B, Reviews, Soul, Soulacoaster The Diary of Me -

(AP) - 'Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me' recounts the creative and family life of a once-in-a-generation performer and musician.

The post R. Kelly autobiography 'Soulacoaster' vivid despite guarded tone appeared first on theGrio.

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