On Thursday award winning documentary filmmaker, Byron Hurt, came and spoke to our class and at a CLP. Hurt Talk about what it is like making a documentary that could be used as Social Activism, and how in each of his films he strived to change the way at least one person viewed their actions, or the actions of our country. 363 more words
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Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site commemorates the 57th anniversary of the desegregation crisis in September with the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival featuring special guests, panel discussions, and a special commemoration to honor local educators and civil rights activists. 401 more words
Longtime hip hop fan Byron Hurt takes a critical look at the infamous violence, misogyny, homophobia and destructive notions of masculinity in hip hop, raising important questions about realness and authenticity in a culture that has become an industry.