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Not Enough Kindness

By Jannah Bolds
Editor-In-Chief, The Bold Opinion

— The Golden Rule — 
“Do unto others, as you’d want others to do unto you.”

Since when did kindness become a lost art? I’m beginning to see acts of kindness praised, glorified, digitally documented, and even overly appreciated. “Overly appreciated” in the sense where people are surprised or confused on why someone is doing something nice for them. Have we become so out of touch or removed from such instinctual human habits that the simplest gestures become the highlights of our days? Not sure about you, but I think it’s pretty normal to just be kind, do favors, or show appreciation to the people you know and even those you don’t. I apologize, in advanced, for the rant, but I’m sure someone’s soul needed to hear this. We’ve got to do better. Continue reading Not Enough Kindness

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The Kanye Cult is Coming

CULT \ ˈkəlt – great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work (such as a film or book). 

Can you imagine a diverse population of Yeezy sporting, free thinking, fashion minimalists? A cringeworthy thought for some, a soon-to-be reality for others. Kanye’s latest social emergence, contrary to his proposed intentions, has created a small division by challenging people to think outside their comfort zones. A notion easily rejected.  Continue reading The Kanye Cult is Coming

A Bold Breakdown of Donald Glover’s “This is America”

Donald Glover.
Atlanta, GA native, filmmaker, director, and eye-popping musical genius keeps viewers on the edge of their seats as he releases a jaw-dropping music video this passed weekend titled “This Is America”.

Everyone has grown to know Glover (AKA Childish Gambino) by his works that exude bold doses of self and the reality around him. His latest content release communicated exactly that! This is America is nothing short of what he usually does, if you’ve been a follower of his work since his “Camp” album, but this time he delivered on a visual level. Serving up a hot knuckle sandwich on a silver platter, this video was a compilation of sensitive symbolism and meaningful metaphors. This video has so much going on visually and conceptually, it’s impossible to watch it just once. Continue reading A Bold Breakdown of Donald Glover’s “This is America”