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Photo courtesy of HBO Story by Naffie Njie/ Contributing Writer On August 22, 1993, “Living Single” aired its first episode and brought a new face to comedic sitcoms. Black sitcoms like “Martin,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Family Matters” had been popular in the 90s. Some shows featured black women as leads like “Moesha” …

Photo and story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer The Religious Studies Association and the Muslim Students Association co-hosted a screening of Jennifer Maytorena Taylor‘s “Redneck Muslim” documentary in the Paul W. Martin Honors Building Tuesday night at 6 p.m. The short film was followed by a Q&A session with Imam Shane Atkinson, the subject …

Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer March is Women’s History Month, and during this exciting transitional period of Hollywood where there continues to be demand for diverse stories told by women, it’s important to consider the kinds of stories women have told in order for us to look …

Photo courtesy of Disney / Marvel Studios Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer March is Women’s History Month, and during this exciting transitional period of Hollywood where there continues to be demand for diverse stories told by women, it’s important to consider the kinds of stories women have told in order for us …

Photo courtesy of Tennessee State Museum’s Facebook page Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Tennessee State Museum hosted a free screening of the sports documentary, “Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles,” Saturday afternoon. The museum’s theater was a bustling, diverse room of all ages, races and genders. Both former and current Tennessee State University …

Photo courtesy of TheGoldenKnight.com Story by Mamie Lomax / Lifestyles Editor  It’s that time of the year for the awaited Oscar nominations. The nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning. The anticipation is rising for Oscar Sunday, especially considering this will be the first Academy Awards without a host since 1989. …