Tag: Badass

Nat Love The Wild Cowboy Deadwood Dick

Nat Love The Wild Cowboy Deadwood Dick

Nat ‘Deadwood Dick’ Love was a Wild Cowboy and his adventures on the open range where so great that his identity was co-opted by nickel novel publishers for a western serial character.  A big surprise to one at all, their character shared Deadwood Dick’s name and exploits but not his melanin.

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Mythology bka Niggering Up The Rock

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Mythology bka Niggering Up The Rock

A virtual mob pressured a huge movie star to acquiesce to a pedigree check. The type of shit they did to slaves; particularly mulatto and light skinned slaves and/or passers. To note though, there is no history of Black’s outing Black’s who passed. White’s exposing passers or framing other whites as passers is historic. Here’s how Dwayne Jonson’s Black Mythology lead to his niggerization.

Amandla Sternberg, The Badass Superhero Earthy Girl 

Amandla Sternberg, The Badass Superhero Earthy Girl 

“Yo, this little girl is Cold As F—!” was my first impression upon seeing Amandla Sternberg’s big screen debut playing the younger Cataleya to lead actress Zoe Saldana’s character in Columbiana.

I don’t know who shot first, but Amandla clearly hit her marks and possibly topped Zoe’s dynamic performance. The then 12 year old actress owned the role with her turn as the free running, revenge driven, ruthlessly shrewd yet emotionally disturbed little girl. That’s Superhero, That’s Badass! And more recently she has gone on to prove that it was not just an act.