Taneasha White

Taneasha White is a Black, Queer writer with a love for both words and community. Taneasha is the founding editor of UnSung Literary Magazine, and you can find some of her written work in VeryWell, Prism, Rewire.News, and more.
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Judas and The Black Messiah: How Impactful Work Still Leaves Black Youth Behind

It’s nominated for six Oscars, just earned a BAFTA for star Daniel Kaluuya’s performance, and made history as the first film with an entirely Black team of producers to earn a Best Picture nomination from the Academy. But is the history depicted in Judas and the Black Messiah a completely reliable picture? Directed by Shaka

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When Masculinity Meets Trauma: How Art Mirrors Life in Da 5 Bloods

The prevalent overarching themes of PTSD and harmful masculinity are interwoven very closely in Spike Lee’s latest project, mirroring star Chadwick Boseman’s secret fight with cancer while making the movie.

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Abbott Elementary

Abbott Elementary will catch you off guard and surprise you. It captures the balance between comedy and heart, much like its mockumentary predecessors—but with a new spin, because the work these characters are doing truly matters.

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The Adam Project

The Adam Project is one of those movies you go into imagining big explosions and kids hilariously making life-or-death decisions (like Zathura, for example). And, to be sure it throws everything it has at the wall and then some: time-travel jiu jitsu soldiers, a stacked all-star cast, and lots of heart. 

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The Wildest Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

Truth can be stranger than fiction, as you’ll discover in these Netflix documentaries filled with true crime, cults, and colorful characters.

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Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death is a fun escape into the absurd, and we could all use a reminder that even in the 1700s people had mid-life crises and needed to escape reality as much as we do today.

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Pam & Tommy

Riding the current trend of dramatized real-life events to the limits, Pam & Tommy does an excellent job of comparing what happened to everyone involved with our still-evolving attitudes surrounding sex, consent, and pornography today.

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Together Together

This film is heartwarming and heartbreaking in all the ways you want in a character-driven indie about a subject matter that we need to talk more about.

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Catching up on Outlander: The Story So Far

Outlander is finally back after two long years and we’ve got a handy refresher to catch you up on everything that’s happened since Season 1.

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The Best New Movies and TV Shows to Stream in March 2022

Whether you’re prepping for the Oscars, welcoming back a returning show, or looking for something new, we’ve got the best picks this March.

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Understanding Russia & Ukraine: What to Watch for Context

The best films and series to watch for a deeper understanding of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the historical events that led up to the current conflict.

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What to Watch This Weekend: August 12th-14th

The Watercooler Picks for the weekend of August 12th-14th are all based on true stories or historical events, and there’s one for every mood and co-viewer.

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A League of Their Own (2022)

A fun, heartfelt, and inclusive take on America’s favorite pastime, the new A League of Their Own series is also a history lesson that makes for a great cross-generational watch.

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Prey

An action-packed gory callback to its original film, Predator, Prey brings a fresh point of view and historical setting to the story.  It builds slowly to develop character backstories but crescendos in an epic battle that will keep you glued to the screen — and rooting for the unlikely protagonist.

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What to Watch This Weekend – July 28th-31st

It’s late July and you need an escape — maybe even an escape from you vacation escape. We’ve found the best five new shows for every mood.

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Nope

Nope is a uniquely crafted horror film that brings together a creative premise, striking visuals, and terrific performances.

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What to Watch This Weekend: Comic-Con Special Edition

Comic-Con is going to be a major watercooler topic this weekend, but if you can’t be there we’ve got some recommendations to get you over the FOMO.

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Why You Should Watch Abducted in Plain Sight

With director Skye Borgman’s latest documentary, Girl in the Picture, now available on Netflix, we decided to revisit her most famous documentary, Abducted in Plain Sight.

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What to Watch This Weekend: July 15-17

Our weekly streaming picks for the weekend of July 15 feature a handful of literary adaptations and one standout reality series.

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