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Regina Syrian refugee, paralyzed during war, wins $2,500 bursary

The war in Syria brought a temporary end to Mustafa Issa's dreams. Issa, now 22, fled to Canada in 2016 after two shells hit his family's house in 2013. Since then he has been paralyzed from the waist down.Issa has now been rewarded for his determination as a high school student in Regina, winning a $2,500 newcomer bursary from the Regina Open Door Society."I feel so happy," said Issa. "The bursary was not only the money for me. But it … encouraged me more …. to study hard."Issa gradua...
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‘Insecure’ Showrunner Prentice Penny Explains What’s Next For Issa and Molly’s Relationship

The director also talks about the climactic finale, Kerry Washington stepping in as director and fans' tweets.
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Lowkey Lost – Insecure Season 4, Episode 10 Finale Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Make it Work – Issa meets up with Lawrence. He got the job in San Francisco. He is going to get an assistant, corner office and a team. Relocation fee. So, what about them? He asks if it’s a deal breaker and she says it’s not, because SF ain’t that far away. She said maybe she could move one day. What about her friends? Well, she might need to make new ones. She wants to surround herself with what brings her joy....
Tags: Hbo, Molly, San Francisco, Humor, Sheraton, Tv And Movies, Insecure, Derek, Pj, Lawrence, Andrew, Tiffany, Kelli, Rhonda, Nathan, Dubois


Saudi cleric says combatting anti-Semitism a duty

Saudi cleric Mohammad al-Issa sees combatting anti-Semitism as a religious duty, an approach which saw the head of the Muslim World League awarded this week by Jewish groups. Issa was given a prize by the Combat Antisemistism Movement and the American Sephardi Federation, in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday celebrating Muslim leaders tackling anti-Semitism and racism.
Tags: News, Muslim World League, American Sephardi Federation, Issa, Mohammad Al Issa, Combat Antisemistism Movement


Lowkey Trying – Insecure Season 4, Episode 9 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Getting to Know – Issa and Lawrence are sitting across from each other on the couch in his apartment, looking satisfied. They’re hanging out, sexing, laying around, being horndogs, working next to each other. They don’t seem to be getting enough of each other’s company, and it’s actually cute. At one point, Issa gets a text from Nathan, and she’s compelled to be honest with Lawrence. She tells him that someone sh...
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‘Insecure’s’ Natasha Rothwell on ‘Subversive’ Activism and Reuniting Issa and Lawrence

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Lowkey Happy,” the eighth episode of “Insecure” Season 4. May 31 was supposed to be a big day for Natasha Rothwell. The actor, writer, producer and comedian penned the eighth episode of Season 4 of “Insecure,” which was airing that night. It was her first […]
Tags: News, Features, Insecure, Lawrence, Issa, Natasha Rothwell


Lowkey Happy – Insecure Season 4, Episode 8 Recap

This post on Insecure is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Face Plant – Lawrence is at a bar waiting, when Issa walks in playing her part as the stunning Lady in Red. Sis got her shoulders out and is looking FAHN AF. She sees him and walks towards him but face plants right in the middle of the place! LMAO because she is always awkward. It’s the type of fall that hurts your dignity more than your knees. Changes – When she finally gets up, Lawrence has her fave...
Tags: Hbo, Molly, San Francisco, Humor, Tsa, Calvin, Art Walk, Tv And Movies, Insecure, Black Love, Daniel, Lawrence, Kelli, Issa, Block Party, Issa Rae


The Leading Hotels of the World Announces Healthy Stays Commitment

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd today announced its Healthy Stays commitment with enhanced cleanliness standards and protocols for its 430+ worldwide members. For more than nine decades, Leading Hotels has been at the forefront of creating the highest standards that have set the bar for worldwide luxury hospitality. The passionate hoteliers of its independent, family-led hotels have welcomed guests for generations with remarkable care. During the pandemic, Leading Hotels' Healthy Sta...
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No appeal for North Hills man in killing of wife and son

LOS ANGELES — The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the case of a North Hills man convicted of fatally stabbing his wife and then shooting his bisexual son to death. Shehada Khalil Issa is serving two consecutive life prison terms without the possibility of parole for his September 2017 first-degree murder conviction for killing his wife of 50 years, Rabihah, and using a shotgun to kill his 38-year-old son, Amir, also known as “Rocky,” in March 2016. In a ruling Feb. 20, a thr...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Local News, Amir, Issa, Willoughby, North Hills, Shehada Khalil Issa, The California Supreme Court, Top Stories LADN, Rabihah, Leila Tahmassebi, Anthony Willoughby


Lowkey Trippin’ – Insecure Season 4, Episode 7 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. The Run – Molly is at the Ethiopian restaurant being indecisive about her gluttony when she sees Issa come out the car. She hits that “look forward as if I see nothing” move we all know about but is then stunned when she sees her friend get back in the car and leave. Stunned! Andrew’s talking to his brother when Molly walks in, all puffed up and irritated. She tells him she saw Issa, who basically ran away from he...
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Interracial Romance, With Black Women as the Stars

In “Insecure,” “Love Is Blind” and “The Lovebirds,” these leading ladies are pushing back against dating bias in the real world.
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Washington, Black People, Discrimination, Kerry, Reality Television, HARRIS, Netflix Inc, Rae, Rhimes, Issa, Shonda, Yvonne, Nanjiani


‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Director Issa Lopez Will Helm ‘Our Lady of Tears’ For Blumhouse

Issa López, director of the fantastic horror film Tigers Are Not Afraid, is teaming up with Blumhouse. López will helm Our Lady of Tears, based on an article about a case of mass hysteria that overtook an all-girls Catholic boarding school in Mexico City. Per the story, “Between October 2006 and June 2007, an outbreak swept through a Catholic school in Mexico. A piercing sensation in their legs. Nausea and fevers. Suicidal thoughts. What was afflicting more than 500 students of Girlstown?” D...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Mexico, New York Times, Mexico City, Tigers, Catholic, Jason Blum, Jason, Daniel, Roman Catholic, Lopez, Blumhouse, Issa, Daniel Hernandez, Issa López


Blumhouse Taps Issa López To Adapt Our Lady of Tears

Blumhouse taps Issa López to adapt Our Lady of Tears After blowing international audiences away in 2017 with the crime horror fantasy Tigers Are Not Afraid, Mexican filmmaker Issa López is teaming up with indie production powerhouse Blumhouse to adapt and helm Our Lady of Tears, according to Deadline. RELATED: Blumhouse Adapting Dateline Story, Plus Jamie Lee Curtis First-Look Deal The film, based on Daniel Hernandez’s Epic Magazine and Vox article “The Haunting of Girlstown,” focuses on a...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Mexico, Ben Affleck, Epic, Mexico City, Davis, Catholic, Vox, Argo, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Blum, Jason, Daniel, Joshua Davis


Lowkey Done – Insecure Season 4, Episode 6 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Helping Hand – Issa is in bed replaying the big fight her and Molly had at the Block Party in her head. Had Molly not spazzed out on her, she would be celebrating the major success it was.  People have been showing love on the Facebook event page. They want more! Issa’s phone has been blowing up, and she has a bunch of voicemails from folks calling to check up on her. Issa’s reflection tells her not to call Molly...
Tags: Facebook, Hbo, Molly, Humor, Recap, Vince Staples, Tv And Movies, Insecure, George, Andrew, Tiffany, Lila, Kelli, Stanley, Nathan, HANNAH


‘Insecure’ Creator Issa Rae on Issa & Molly’s Future After That Major Fight and Writing Season 5 in Quarantine

To say “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae has been keeping busy while sheltering in place due to the coronavirus pandemic is an understatement. “We just locked the finale which means, you know, we finished the sound mix I think last week. I think we officially submitted it and then we started the writers room […]
Tags: News, Molly, Insecure, Issa, Issa Rae, The Lovebirds, After Show Nat Geo


Lowkey Movin’ On – Insecure Season 4, Episode 5 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Not Cool – It’s 3:32 a.m. and Issa is wide awake at home, stressed, because she still needs a headliner for the Block Party. She gets on the ‘gram and sees that Nathan is active so she DMs him. He asks if she wants to talk and the answer is yes, because she dials his number. He big ups her for the upcoming event, but she laments that she’s still struggling to find a main act. He got the place to himself because A...
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Lowkey Losin’ It – Insecure Season 4, Episode 4 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Not the Time – Issa is working hard on the Block Party and excited that Schoolboy Q is headlining. Just then, Trina knocks on her door with what seems like the whole building of tenants behind her. Their beef? Their water stopped running. There is no water in her apartment too, and they rush in to give her all the smoke. Someone knocks on Molly’s door, and it’s Asian Bae. She’s been swamped working hard on a case...
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HBO Renews Insecure for a Fifth Season!

HBO Renews Insecure for a Fifth Season! HBO has renewed its comedy series Insecure for a fifth season! The Golden Globe-nominated series debuted its ten-episode fourth season on April 12. RELATED: HBO’s Lovecraft Country Teaser from Misha Green, Jordan Peele & J.J. Abrams “We’re thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole Insecure team will be getting back together for a fifth season,” said Amy Gravitt, executive vice president of HBO Programming. “As we laugh and cringe with recognition, the...
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Lowkey Thankful: Insecure Season 4, Episode 3 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own Alarm – Lawrence is getting some mirror time in by dropping techy buzzwords to himself in prep for a big meeting he has at work. Just then, Condola wakes up with a jolt to a loud alarm clock and he’s all cutesy about her in the morning, which is how you know he’s smitten. He didn’t even care about stale breath or nothing. He tells her how he’s inspired by her and wants to step his game up at work. She mentions tha...
Tags: Hbo, Molly, Humor, Chad, Recap, Taboo, Tv And Movies, Insecure, Derek, Mark, Lawrence, Andrew, Tiffany, Kelli, Nikki, Trina


Lowkey Distant: Insecure Season 4, Episode 2 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Looking Back – Molly and Andrew are leaving their date night at a club when Andrew gets a work call. Insecure Season 4 HBO When he hangs up, his face is tight! She asks him what’s wrong and he says it doesn’t matter. Their night ends with some doggy style and ass slapping. Issa is scouting the area she’s using for the Block Party with Condola when she asks her to come get drinks that weekend. Condola can’t make ...
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Insecure Episode 4.03 Promo Teaser: Lowkey Thankful

Insecure Episode 4.03 promo teaser: Lowkey Thankful HBO has released the first promo for Insecure’s upcoming episode 4.03 titled “Lowkey Thankful,” teasing an awkward Friendsgiving at Condola’s as Lawrence tries his best to fit in with her friends.  Directed by Mark Sadlek from a script written by Phil Augusta Jackson, the new episode is set to air on April 26. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED:  Netflix Acquires Kumail Nanjiani-Issa Rae Comedy The Lovebirds Insecure explor...
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Insecure Episode 4.02 Promo Teaser: Lowkey Distant

Insecure episode 4.02 promo teaser: Lowkey distant HBO has released the first promo for Insecure’s upcoming episode 4.02 titled “Lowkey Distant,” featuring Issa and Condola as they try their best not to become awkward with each other. Directed by Thembi Banks from a script written by Amy Aniobi, the new episode is set to air on April 19. Check out the video in the player below! The next episode’s official synopsis reads: “When Issa (Issa Rae) and Condola (Christina Elmore) decide to confr...
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Lowkey Feelin’ Myself: Insecure Season 4, Episode 1 Recap

This post is in partnership with HBO. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Season 4 of Insecure is here and my body has been READY for this moment! Times are rough and we need our shows more than ever. I’ve been missing the adventures of Issa Dee and her crew so let’s get into it! Good Vibes – Issa is all settled into her new apartment, and Self-Care Sundays is a standing date with her and Molly. This time, they got weed, yoga and candles. Overall, our girls are feeling optimistic about...
Tags: Hbo, Molly, Diageo, Humor, Tsa, Tv And Movies, Insecure, Cheryl, Lawrence, Andrew, Tiffany, Khia, Kelli, Trina, Issa, Condola


FOREO Canada Sale: Save 18% Off Using Promo Code + Free Gifts With Purchase

Experience professional spa treatments in the comfort of your home with FOREO Canada! Shop online and save on many items including 18% off on UFO and UFO mini with coupon code: APRIL18. This sale ends on April 20 2020. Sit back, unwind and stay safe while FOREO deliver everything to your doorstep for FREE! With every purchase over $149 (or its equivalent) you’ll get a LUNA play or ISSA play COMPLETELY FREE plus a box of UFO power masks. From skin care to oral care to men’s products to children...
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HBO Celebrating Insecure Season 4 Premiere With Virtual Block Party

HBO Celebrating Insecure Season 4 Premiere With Virtual Block Party In celebration of the season four premiere on April 12 of the hit comedy Insecure, HBO will be hosting its fourth annual block party for the series virtually. Starting on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the four-part Virtual Block Party lineup will feature a Q&A with Insecure creator and star Issa Rae and the cast on her Instagram Live, an Instagram Live DJ set with Zaytoven, and a live Twitter watch party hosted by Rae. Fo...
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Insecure Season 4 Featurette Highlights Cast Talking About Adulting 

Insecure Season 4 Featurette Highlights Cast Talking About Adulting HBO has released the featurette for the upcoming 10-episode fourth season of their hit comedy-drama series Insecure, featuring interviews by the cast as they talk about what to expect in the new season. Starring two-time Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae, the series is set to return on April 12. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Series Includes Game’s Original Composer Insecure explores the b...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, TV News, Larry Wilmore, Insecure, Lawrence, Golden Globe, Tiffany, Rae, Issa, Issa Rae, Prentice Penny, Dayna Lynne North


TV Bits: ‘Queer Eye’, ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’, ‘Great British Bake Off’, ‘The Plot Against America’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Queer Eye renewed for season 6. Meet the new Baby-Sitters Club. Great British Bake Off adds Matt Lucas as co-host. Check out a featurette from The Plot Against America. Watch the trailer for Insecure season 4. Westworld creators want at least one more season. Ava DuVernay’s DMZ pilot has wrapped. You want more Queer Eye? You’ve got it. Netflix just gave the popular show a sixth season. Per Variety, the sixth season will take the fab five to “Austin, TX where th...
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Duncan Hunter Gets 11 Months In Prison Over Misuse Of Campaign Funds

Former Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 months in prison and three years of parole for corruption charges, which resulted from his use of campaign funds for personal expenses, including several extramarital affairs. Hunter pleaded guilty in December but waited several weeks to formally resign his House seat in mid-January. “Unfortunately, in our country, too many people have come to embrace the notion that the individuals who write the laws feel they’re above the laws,...
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Issa Dee Has No Job and No Man in Insecure Season 4 Trailer

Issa Dee has no job and no man in Insecure Season 4 trailer HBO has released the official trailer for the upcoming 10-episode fourth season of their hit comedy-drama series Insecure, featuring the aftermath of Issa Dee’s resignation from We Got Y’All as she soon starts her own business. Starring two-time Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae, the series is set to return on April 12. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Series Includes Game’s Original Composer Insecu...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, Molly, TV News, Larry Wilmore, Insecure, Lawrence, Golden Globe, Tiffany, Rae, Issa, Issa Rae, ComingSoon, Prentice Penny


Hey Google, tell me about an inspiring woman

Honoring the bold, brave and brilliant women who have influenced our lives is not limited to a single month—it’s a daily endeavor. But for Women’s History Month, Google Assistant and Google Arts & Culture are doing something special. When you wish your Assistant "Happy International Women's Day," you’ll learn about one of twelve extraordinary women like Dolores Huerta (an American labor rights activist), Savitribai Phule (often called the mother of Indian feminism), Rachel Carson (an American ma...
Tags: Google, Kenya, Arts And Culture, Lisa, Rachel Carson, Issa, Dolores Huerta, Issa Rae, Lilian Rincon, Google Assistant, Kakenya Ntaiya, Savitribai Phule