Sometimes a film screening can feel like a worship service.
Jonathan and I shared that experience last evening, at the Old Greenbelt Theater screening of… 872 more words
First my thoughts as an African American, whose parents have walked with Martin Luther King Jr. and his council back in the 1960’s with the current Black Lives Matter movement and current ambush against police officers across the country. 1,918 more words
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Some faces are pensive; others are proud. Some are known; others are obscure. All are black.
Rare, striking and never-before-seen portraits of black citizens in Victorian-era England are going on display for the first time in the U.S., and organizers say the photographs have a powerful message for contemporary Americans riven by racism. 572 more words
A good portion of my life is spent interviewing and profiling artists and creatives of one type or another. It’s a good challenge for me to try and give readers an authentic representation of the subject and his/her persona, spirit, character, and voice without reducing them to stereotype or generic personality. 4,713 more words
Later this week or early next week, I’ll be looking at this topic of cultural appropriation a little more in depth with the help of Amandla Stenberg’s video “ 35 more words