Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.

It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life.
It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc.Continue reading

Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil

Silhouette of a Black Woman with an Afro and headband that says

Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.  William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months in to the worst presidency in United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicityContinue reading