Posts tagged netflix
The Rom-Com is Back

To All The Boys I've Loved Before is the rom-com we didn't know we needed, based off of Jenny Han's book of the same name. A fresh take on high school drama and romance, To All the Boys I've Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean Covey and her love of romance -- albeit in the form of novels and the five letters she wrote to her crushes. 

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Does Netflix truly believe in Black People?

During the 2018 BET awards, Netflix aired a spot inspired by the iconic “A Great Day in Harlem” photo from 1958, featuring faves like Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay, Lena Waithe and Justin Simien. The spot, “A Great Day in Hollywood” was met with excitement until that same week, communications executive Jonathan Friedland was fired due to his use of the “N-Word”. While I’m excited for all of the content Netflix is producing that represents the multi-dimensional reality of black people, it’s hard for me to believe he is the only one at Netflix with “low racial awareness and sensitivity,” as CEO Reed Hastings put it.

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