The headline rundown: Modern popular culture topics in the realm of politics, legislation and activism.
The desire for generational wealth vs. Ownership
In The Best Man Holiday, Harper was desperate as he was fired from his job at NYU and his books underperformed. His agent, Stan (John Michael Higgins) critiqued his recent draft to be indigestible to everyone. Stan encourages Harper to write something else like his popular, well-received Unfinished Business book. He tells him to find a way to get Lance (Morris Chestnut) to commit to Harper writing his biography, despite their clash.
Doing whatever you can//"Learn your lesson, refuel your mind, Before some turkey blows out your flame."-Michael Jackson and the cast of The Wiz
Robyn was always kind but extended that kindness into different areas. Her activism and connection to her African descent are ridiculed by Harper as they argue after their divorce in Shelby and Quentin's apartment. Robyn is upset and disappointed seeing that he filed for Mia's (Blake Aria Hendricks) custody after she brought up wanting to take Mia to Ghana with her. The conversation went like this:
Different kinds of empowerment.
Jordan did not continue her relationship with Demetrius (Brandon Victor Dixon), who had been pursuing her because he was a huge investor in prisons. She thought this was horrible and worth breaking up with him as she was hesitant to even get with him after he broke her heart in college. She was so smitten by him then and feared getting too close to be hurt by him but eventually let him in before the discovery.
Are you serious?
In The Best Man Holiday, Quentin(Terrence Howard) says "Well, if they can get the word 'homo' banned, then we should be able to get the word 'nigga' banned. Seriously." as he talks to Candace(Regina Hall) and Julian(Harold Perrineau). This is pretentious and sadly hilarious as he instantly says, "Harp, my nigga! What's up, man? Merry Christmas." to greet Harper (Taye Diggs) approaching him. This is also a sign of obstruction to progress on important things, therefore blocking successes. This disappointment so to speak is noticeable through Julian's expression as well.
The Best Man: The Final Chapters tackles racial issues.
The Best Man(1999), The Best Man Holiday (2013), and Peacock's The Best Man: The Final Chapters(2022) follow the lives of the college friend group. We see their start and follow their growth till the end spanning several years. This is my third article from the franchise and it's focused on racial issues.
Understanding and managing codependency in relationships
Codependency is a pattern of behavior that can develop in relationships where one person is overly reliant on the other for their sense of self-worth and identity. It is often characterized by a lack of boundaries, a tendency to put others' needs before one's own, and difficulty in making decisions independently. In this article, we will explore what codependency is, how it can develop, and strategies for managing and overcoming it in relationships.
The importance of emotional intelligence in relationships
Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage one's own emotions, as well as to recognize and respond effectively to the emotions of others. In relationships, emotional intelligence plays a critical role in fostering healthy communication, building trust, and maintaining strong bonds. In this article, we will explore the importance of emotional intelligence in relationships and provide strategies for developing and enhancing emotional intelligence skills.
Backwash of World War 3
The first and second world wars rearranged boundaries all across the world, but nowhere more so than in Europe. And if it happened again, the situation would very certainly be just as difficult—and maybe not only in Europe. Check out today's unbelievable narrative to discover how the world will look after World War 3! 🚨🤯🥶🥵🚨Infographics ShowPublished 19 days ago in The Swamp
"30 Golden Rules for a Happy Husband: How to Build a Strong Marriage"
Marriage is an important and lifelong commitment that requires effort, patience, and dedication from both partners. A happy marriage is one where both partners feel loved, respected, and supported. In this article, we will share 30 golden rules for a happy husband that will help you build a strong and lasting marriage.Rajveer SammyPublished 21 days ago in The Swamp
Reagan Ridley's Renewables Romp
The sound of Heineken cap earrings jingled in the April breeze as Reagan Ridley strolled briskly along Pennsylvania Avenue. The year was 1986, and her namesake, President Ronald Reagan, was eating jellybeans in the White House. She briologefly appreciated the sunlight illuminating the alabaster mansion in the midground on the sunny spring day, then kept walking down the street. As amusing as it would be to have a conversation with an undiagnosed Alzheimer's patient, she had other 1980s government officials to meet.
Fight Less, Love More : 5 Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In
Every relationship has its fair share of disagreements and conflicts. However, when these conflicts escalate into fights, they can cause significant damage to the relationship. In this book, "Fight Less, Love More: 5 Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In," we will explore practical ways to reduce conflict and improve communication in our relationships. We will examine the common patterns that lead to fights, and how to shift these patterns to create a more loving and harmonious relationship.Rajveer Digital Marketer
The Motivational Book :- The Ultimate Guide to Decode Emotions, Beat Negativity, Stop Unproductive Thoughts, and Unlock Your Unlimited Potential With Confidence and Charisma
Motivation is the driving force behind everything we do. It's what gets us out of bed in the morning, and it's what keeps us going when times get tough. However, staying motivated can be a challenge, especially when negative thoughts and emotions start to creep in. In this book, we will explore the ultimate guide to decode emotions, beat negativity, stop unproductive thoughts, and unlock your unlimited potential with confidence and charisma. We will also explore affirmations for success and how they can help you stay motivated and focused on achieving your goals.freelancer Sariful