It's a bit late in the year to be doing this blog post with some of the shows I'm about to mention having already started or in the case of Netflix shows...already released the entire season! However, with this crazy reality that we live in including Brexit, polar vortex's and Trump as president I think people are looking for that bit of escapism. Don't you? So here are just some of the shows I would recommend watching this year. New Shows The never ending torrent of new shows coming out year after year only for them to get cancelled within a season leaves many with whiplash and butt hurt from investing their precious time and energy into these characters. Luckily using my years of wasted time experience I can say with 90% certainty that these new shows are the ...

For me identity is something I struggle with and I'm in a constant battle with myself to define as that strong sense of belonging to one set tribe has never been there for me. But that is something I accepted long ago, I stand out from the crowd even when I try to blend in. Forging my own path while taking guidance from those around me and especially those bigger and bolder than me...role models. That's what the actors, directors, and creators in this ad movement by Netflix are. Role Models. "We stand up on any stage and every screen," he continued. "A day when black women are boldly the lead character, whether inmates or scholars. We’re not a genre, because there’s no one way to be black. We’re writing while black — nuanced ...