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I, finally, got to see Nate Parker’s phenomenal Birth of a Nation this week.

Despite all the earlier protests and threats to boycott this very important film in… 163 more words

Race & Politics

Birth Of A Nation.

Ok so I couldn’t sleep last night and decided to watch ‘Birth Of A Nation’. Now i know many would say, ‘Just go to bed’, I just don’t feel tired until im about to fall asleep. 381 more words


On Slaves, Selma, and Sermons

Yesterday, I watched The Birth of a Nation (2016). Apart from being a beautiful, tragic, and inspirational must-see, it has gotten me thinking about Nat Turner, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the religious traditions that have both upheld and denounced slavery in this country. 1,826 more words


National Society of Film Critics Selects “Moonlight” as Best Picture of the Year

Moonlight, the coming-of-age drama about race and sexuality, beat out favorites La La Land and Manchester by the Sea to be named Best Picture by the National Society of Film Critics. 272 more words


Seven Silent Film Recommendations

Wings might have been the only silent film to win Best Picture at the Oscars until The Artist won in 2012, but it is not the only silent film that is worthy of your attention. 1,528 more words

Academy Awards

Strange Fruit

This song has struck a chord with me. And it should! Rebecca Ferguson agrees to sing at the inauguration if she can sing this particular song. 188 more words


Separating Art From Artist

August 20, 2016

Last week, I read an article discussing Nate Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth of a Nation” and the recent controversy that has surrounded the film, because of its writer. 454 more words