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Must See Documentaries

I love documentaries.

This past week, I spent some leisure time watching documentaries. Documentaries provides insight, perspective and inspiration, through documented film. They educate and maintain historical records in a raw form. 68 more words

Civil Rights

Black History: Olive Morris

Olive Morris was an anti-racist, anti-imperialist activist, community organiser and squatter. She was a member of the Black Panthers and co-founded the Organisation for Women of Asian and African Descent with Stella Dadzie. 60 more words

Black History Month

Stephen Shames | A retrospective

Maison de la Photographie Robert Doisneau

October 11, 2017 to January 14, 2018

The American photographer who has documented the civil rights struggle in the United States, is the subject of a retrospective at the… 1,619 more words


Jane Fonda

In her best work, Fonda portrays women who suffer spiritual orphanhood, emotionally abandoned by families that were never quite families – “alone, surrounded by lights” is how she describes acting, but it could as easily apply to her childhood. The New Yorker.


An Afternoon at the Schomburg

On my recent trip to New York City, I spent my last hours visiting the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. I was elated to walk through its’ doors. 811 more words


Notes and tidbits on FB and Twitter. Part 77

Notes and tidbits on FB and Twitter. Part 77

J’ aurais donne beaucoup pur voir une range’ de policiers patrouille’ nos dangereuses rues le long de mon trajet vers l’ ecole. 734 more words


Black [Panthers] Against Empire

Sociologist Joshua Bloom and historian Waldo E. Martin Jr. wrote a long (55-page) analytic history of the rapid rise (1967-70) and almost as rapid fall (1970-71) of the Black Panthers as advocates of black self-defense and as part of a global resistance to US hegemony. 808 more words