Issue 3

Article titled Walter Tull

Walter Tull

“And if there’s one player who badly deserves to become a household name, it’s Walter Tull – a trailblazer for Tottenham Hotspur, a Black British player who defied the ingrained bigotry of his day to win plaudits in football (soccer) AND be... Continue Reading
Article titled Hazel Johnson Brown

Hazel Johnson Brown

“Hazel Johnson’s accomplishments were diverse and noteworthy.” ~ Mary T. Sarnecky, author, Army Women’s Foundation On October 10, 1927 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, a baby girl was born to Clarence L. and Garnett (née Henley) Johnso... Continue Reading
Article titled The Meteor Man (1993)

The Meteor Man (1993)

Set in an urban neighborhood in Washington, D.C., The Meteor Man is centered around Jefferson Reed (Robert Townsend).  An elementary educator, he teaches with his good friend, Michael Anderson (Eddie Griffin).  Unfortunately, his communit... Continue Reading
Article titled The Five Heartbeats (1991)

The Five Heartbeats (1991)

The Five Heartbeats is a fictionalized account about the trials and triumphs of a singing quintet of friends.  They are Donald “Duck” Matthews (Robert Townsend), the leader and composer of many of their songs; his older brother, J.T. Matthews ... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXVII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXVII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper This playlist contains everything from the nouveau soul sounds of D’Angelo and the hip grit of Curtis Mayfield fro... Continue Reading