‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

Lecrae to Perform at the BET Hip-Hop Awards

Lecrae will perform at the 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards on October 4, 2016.
Christian rapper Lecrae will be performing during this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards program on October 4 reports Rapzilla. Lecrae was the first rapper to win Best Gospel Artist at the awards in 2015. "[Lecrae] gives us our messages in an extremely relatable way," the 2016 BET Awards said. Incidentally, Kanye West was nominated for Best Gospel Artist in 2005 (!) but he lost to Donnie McClurkin.


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