Issue 9

Article titled George Washington (2000)

George Washington (2000)

This coming of age film centers upon the unique lead character, George Richardson (Donald Holden).  A quiet, reserved but bright and creative tween, he was born with an underdeveloped skull.  This malady renders him vulnerable physically ... Continue Reading
Article titled Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

In this film, an African-American man who goes by the moniker of “Ghost Dog” (Forest Whitaker), works as an assassin for Louie (John Tormey).  Louis, an Italian member of the local branch of the Mafia, saved Ghost Dog when he was younger.  ... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper No matter what … we have to build to make our dreams come true; work hard, play hard! Booker T. & The MG's ... Continue Reading
Article titled Inez Beverly Prosser

Inez Beverly Prosser

“Although her life was short, Prosser was instrumental in assisting many Black students in obtaining funds for college and for graduate study.” ~ American Psychological Association Though the exact location and year of her birth is u... Continue Reading
Article titled Frederick D. Patterson

Frederick D. Patterson

“Of all the endeavors, Dr. Patterson’s starkest accomplishment remains the scope of the people he influenced.  Over the course of his 87 years, he inspired Americans as well as African-Americans.  He influenced higher education policy... Continue Reading