Archive for January, 2019

People  who  do  not  respect  themselves  will  not  defend  themselves.

–  Doctor  Frances  Cress  Welsing

(March  18,  1935-January  2,  2016)

Author  and  Physician

Pop Culture Uncovered

In a few days, it will be February. Besides Black History Month, cosplayers will also be celebrating #28daysofblackcosplay. We at Pop Culture Uncovered will be featuring a few cosplayers during the month as we always have. So, for the uninitiated, here is a quick FAQ on what this month means to cosplayers of color

  • So who started this anyways?

You want the creator, you START with Chaka and below is why(and yes we include leap years too):

#29DaysOfBlackCosplay is important because it’s all about us giving each other the visibility that we so desperately need. Believe it or not, there are black nerds coming up every day who want to cosplay, but don’t feel like they can because they’re not seeing enough of our images in the media. This is us carving out a space for ourselves, and encouraging each other to get involved. It’s important to me, because…

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The Nerds of Color

History was made this morning when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its list of honorees celebrating the films of 2018 and named Black Panther as one of the nominees for Best Picture. While plenty of comic book films have received nominations over the decades, no superhero film had ever been nominated for the most prestigious prize of the night. The Dark Knight came closest in 2009 — winning a posthumous Best Supporting Actor award for Heath Ledger and prompting the Academy to expand its nomination list from five to ten the following year.

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Ringside Logic

WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles were revealed on Monday, and the inaugural champions will be crowned at the Elimination Chamber on February 17, 2019. Three teams from Raw and three teams from SmackDown will compete in an Elimination Chamber match.

Women’s tag titles have been rumored for some time with their inclusion being confirmed by Vince McMahon on the Christmas Eve edition of Raw. The belts were revealed for the first time during Alexa Bliss’ talk show segment, A Moment of Bliss. 

Old school wrestling fans will remember the previous set of WWE women’s tag team titles in the 1980s. Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria were the first champions and eventually lost them to the Glamour Girls (Leilani Kai & Judy Martin), managed by Jimmy Hart.

Jumping Bomb Angels

The high flying sensations known as the Jumping Bomb Angles (Noriyo Tateno and Itsuki Yamazaki) defeated The Glamour Girls at the first Royal…

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