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Conflicted, Black, and Misunderstood

What does it fully mean to be a black man in America?

I wake up every day and face the reality that I am a black man.

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Personal

The Representative

If you’re dating this type of person, a representative, here is something you need to know.

Representatives are people who show up, and portray the role of the ideal mate; or in the words of my son, ” the one this just right  for you.” This person can be a man or woman, presenting themselves as the quintessential person to have a romantic relationship with. 91 more words

Random Thoughts

Dave Chappelle in Chi-Raq

Ever since we watched Hollywood Shuffle and Bamboozled, Dave Chappelle and his decision to leave his highly successful show in the mid-2000s has been very interesting to me. 112 more words

Final Project: Scene analysis of Bamboolzed

Hello everyone,

My final project for this class is a scene analysis in Bamboolzed. I worked on this voiceover with Alida Mitau, who is in Blog Group 2. 18 more words

Midterm: When Collectibles Come to Life

In “Bamboozled,” Spike Lee uses multiple angles to display the swiftness with which Pierre’s collection of Black Americana collectibles proliferates. As a result, Lee’s audience comprehends the power of the past and understands that racial equality does not yet exist.  322 more words

Facing Blackness: Interview With Ashley Clark

Film critic (and sometime guest on Film 2016) Ashley Clark has featured on this site before, when we discussed the Afrofuturism season he curated at the BFI in 2014. 1,320 more words

Columnists

Representation of Women in Spike Lee Films

I think do the right thing is a great film however after watching and analyzing this film a question that arose in my head was what do the women in this film represent. 274 more words