The rise and spread of terrorism has changed every corner of the world in all aspects of life. The significance of strengthening national security, social culture, transportation, and even the livelihood of economics has become the world’s main focus in the last 10-20 years.  It is obvious that terrorism has been prevalent in the world for […]

What’s Fake and What’s Real?: The Entertainment Persona

The New Digital Age, a cute little nickname given to the 21st century generation of technological advancements. This nickname stretches beyond the fixation on inventing and improving human life into lazy bums, it also includes the sick obsession western societies have on social media and reality TV shows. I remember growing up as a kid […]

CHIRAQ- Movie Trailer

On November 4, 2015,  prolific New York native and filmmaker Spike Lee released the movie trailer for his recent film “Chiraq”. This movie depicts the horrific violent city Chicago, and its rapid killings of young people. There has been plenty of speculation from young native residents and native Chicago rappers that disagree with Spike Lee’s […]

Black Men in Film: Behind the Lens

A month or so ago, we did a post highlighting and celebrating the talented and beautiful black women in film. Those women were mostly screenwriters, playwrights, and or directors. This week we are highlighting our melanin men in film, prefarably behind the lenses. These are the innovative and creative photographers, videographers, and or filmmakers in […]

Praying For the Youth: Spring Valley High School

A couple of days ago, videos of a black teenage girl, in a Spring Valley High School classroom, being slammed and dragged by a white police officer surfaced the Internet on major social media sites.  In the past year or so, many witnesses have practiced their legal right to record wrongful activities of police officers […]

Before I Die…

Recently, in my Creative Nonfiction class our professor made us go to the board and write a small sentence or note of what we wanted to do before we died. Upon, writing about what we wanted to do before we died, he told us to jot down a page or two of reasons why we […]

SSU’s “Do The WRITE Thing: Screenwriting” with Nakia Stephens

Today, Savannah State hosted a QEP, Quality Enhancement Plan, lunch and learn forum called “Do The Write Thing: Screenwriting” with speaker Alumna Award-Nominated Nakia Stephens. This is the second time Miss Stephens came back to her alma mater to speak to current SSU students about screenwriting and her triumphant journey through this creative career choice. […]