Issue 4

Article titled Kasi Lemmons

Kasi Lemmons

Karen “Kasi” Lemmons was born on February 24, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri.  Her father, a biology teacher, and mother, a counselor and psychologist, divorced when she was eight years old.  Wanting to pursue a doctorate degree in educa... Continue Reading
Article titled Matty Rich

Matty Rich

“Matty has wonderful instincts, and that’s not a slight, that’s a compliment (to) someone who doesn’t have the breadth of experience or even the training …” ~ Paris Qualles, Screenwriter Born on November 26, 1971 in the Brooklyn b... Continue Reading
Article titled A Gathering of Old Men (1987)

A Gathering of Old Men (1987)

Based on the best-selling 1983 novel by Ernest J. Gaines, A Gathering of Old Men is a film centered upon racial discrimination, justice and loyalty. Set in rural Louisiana during the 1970s, it opens with the discovery of the body of Beau Boutan ... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXVIII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXVIII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper On this list, you can enjoy everything from the lush soul of Heatwave and the innovative New Jack sound created by T... Continue Reading
Article titled Free Southern Theater

Free Southern Theater

Founded by John O’Neal, Gilbert Moses, and Doris Derby at Tougaloo College in Madison County, Mississippi in 1963, the Free Southern Theater (FST) was a cultural, performing arts and educational extension of the Civil Rights and Black Arts Moveme... Continue Reading