Statement In Regards to UCLA student & athlete Chris Weiland

Leilani Fu’Qua News

NOMMO Newsmagazine stands with the UCLA Black Student Athlete Alliance in the demand for UCLA athletics to take immediate action and remove student Chris Weiland from the team.  Furthermore, we would like to highlight the “Principles of Intolerance,” enacted into the UC system and UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in 2016, and specifically Principles “i” and “j” that …

Shh! Don’t Tell My Mom: On “Slag Wars” with Topher Cusumano

Leilani Fu’Qua News

Shh! Don’t Tell My Mom,” hosts @f0luke__ & @kyafosterr sit down with Jack Angel, Sarah Isen, and writer & executive producer of Slag Wars @tophcus to discuss queer media representation and hit reality TV show “Slag Wars: The Next Destroyer.” Check it out HERE!

Daniel Kaluuya as Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. addresses a rival group. Lakeith Stanfield as William O'Neil looks over his shoulder behind Hampton.

Internal Revolution in JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

Leilani Fu’Qua News

NOMMO was honored to be invited to a JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (JATBM) Summit preceding the film’s highly anticipated release on February 12th.  This early access summit was awe-inspiring to young creatives, activists, and revolutionaries. As the cast of the film discussed legacy, art, pop culture, women of the movement, and the story of betrayal with the family of …

Decenter Men. They’re ruining your friendships.

Leilani Fu’Qua Lifestyle, Opinion

Do your friends only ever talk about what new man is in their direct messages? Are you the friend that only shares about her (straight) relationship or romantic encounters with men? You could be a victim of male identification, and you ARE entitled to financial compensation.  Male identification is the act of placing men above women, including yourself, in various …

“If You Can’t Donate”: The Increase in Black Fundraisers

Mary Sutton News

GoFundMe is an online platform where people can create fundraisers for all types of situations, ranging from simple projects like school events, to serious problems like school tuition. In the past, they normally appeared in relation to a viral event, but nowadays, they show up on every other post. The recent increase of GoFundMe pages on social media is the …

The History Behind the Green Book

Hannah Masresha Black History

“Oh yeah, the Green Book, isn’t that the movie that won Best Picture or something?” No. That’s not just what the Green Book was. In the mid-1900s, when Black migration was rampant, Black individuals constantly moved around, longing for a place where the air was crisp, clean, and racist-free. But in a country where one wrong turn could land you …

Black History Month: Environmental Justice

Allison Scott Black History

Environmental issues are often overlooked within Black communities, even though we are among the most adversely affected communities. The conversation is growing in light of the pandemic, but Black communities have been disproportionately affected by issues, such as climate change and pollution, for decades. The health disparities resulting from conditions within our communities are directly linked to institutionalized racism. More …

Awkwafina’s Blaccent

Natalie Baltimore Arts & Entertainment, News

Awkwafina is a peculiar actress to say the least. Best known for her roles in Oceans 8, The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians, and Jumanji, her rise to fame began with her rap career once her song “My Vag” went viral on Youtube in 2012. Nora Lum, (Awkwafina’s real name) was raised in Queens (New York City) by her Chinese-American father, …