Actors Denzel Washington and Idris Elba have both expressed interest in the role. Are we ready for a black James Bond?
Does James Bond have to be white?
A Black, American James Bond?
Student loans are the biggest source of personal debt in the United States, what should you be doing to save?
Understanding and tackling student loan debt
Student loan debt
What sets Kanye West apart from other artists?
Kanye West sets trends and experiments with hip hop art form
Kanye West, hip hop art form
While only one of downtown Amherst's coffee shops, Amherst Coffee offers a little more than just your basic cup.
Amherst Coffee: hidden in plain sight
What will the 2015 season look like for the UMass Minutemen?
Hockey arrives back at Mullins
Dan Robinson '14, works with Amped for Education, which connects volunteers with local projects in Nicaragua.
UMass alum takes a leap to volunteer in Nicaragua
Abroad with a non-profit in Nicaragua
Friday October 10 kicked off the beginning of the 2014/15 season for the Massachusetts Minutemen. Despite a considerable number of students heading out because of Columbus Day weekend, 4,288 fans piled into the Mullins Center for what they hoped to be a promising season.READ MORE
“The new women’s newsstand will be built by for and with consumers, as opposed to just aimed at them,” says BlogHer founder Lisa Stone. In this story she offers advice for student entrepreneurs.READ MORE
In an interview promoting his new film “The Equalizer,” actor Denzel Washington said his dream role would be to play James Bond. Fans have been talking about it on Twitter with the hashtag #DenzelisJamesBond. In a lot of ways, Washington playing Bond makes sense. Washington has all the qualities a good Bond is expected to have; he’s handsome, sophisticated, and tough. However, there are three things that would make his casting choice very unique: he’s black, he’s an American, and he’s almost 60.READ MORE
In an article in the New York Times called “Wrought in Rhimes’s Image,” Alessandra Stanley commends screenwriter, director and producer Shonda Rhimes on creating characters of color that transcend stereotypes of black women in entertainment.
What Stanley miscalculates along with the rest of America is how an article meant to praise black actresses like Kerry Washington, instead promote the use of stereotypes to define the characters black women play in entertainment.READ MORE