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FonzFranc Alfonso François

Alfonso believes writing helps him reach his max potential. It is his most creative vein and strongest voice. It's what helps him become anyone he wants to be, and it's the easiest way for him to understand others as well as the world around him. From growing up underprivileged in Crown Heights, Brooklyn to graduating with a BA in Film & New Media Studies under a full-tuition scholarship, Alfonso's greatest skill is knowing how to maneuver in both worlds comfortably. Visit

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7 Reasons To Be Excited AF For The Season 2 Premiere Of 'Insecure'

From the gifted mind of writer/producer/actress Issa Rae came a TV series with more relatable drama than we could handle. Still, every week we were glued to our television screens eagerly awaiting to see just how said drama would unfold. HBO's 'Insecure' brought us a young, black woman who seemingly felt out of place in the world, at her job, and even in some of her personal...

7 Relatable Lyrics From SZA’s ‘CTRL’ That Shows We’re All An Emotional Mess

Since SZA's debut studio album CTRL was released, audiences have gotten to witness the pen power of the dynamic black songstress. After one full rotation of the record, we can hear through Solána Rowe's personal experience that she is also singing our lives through her words.From the recollection of becoming a scorned lover after being abandoned by an ex on...

11 Black Leaders In The Climate Change Movement

In the latest of President Trump's efforts to undo monumental progress made by his predecessors, the United States has been officially withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord with much support from his large middle America fanbase. This includes those in middle America, predominantly white and older, whose economies were backed largely by the excessive use of fossil fuels (like...