Issue 10

Article titled Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Beasts of the Southern Wild is set on the fictional Isle de Charles Doucet. Called the “Bathtub”, this community is in the Louisiana bayou and isolated from the rest of “civilization” by a levee.   This unique and powerful film is ... Continue Reading
Article titled Blue Hill Avenue (2001)

Blue Hill Avenue (2001)

Spanning the 1980s and 1990s in the Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts, Blue Hill Avenue is centered upon the close friendship of four: Tristan (Allen Payne), E-Bone (William L. Johnson), Money (Aaron D. Spears) and Simon (Michael Taliferro).... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIV

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIV

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C., from New Orleans, Louisiana to the Harlem community in the Manh... Continue Reading
Article titled J.L. Chestnut, Jr.

J.L. Chestnut, Jr.

“He was just an indomitable advocate for Black people, whether it was getting them to vote, getting them on juries, desegregating the schools, having a Black Santa in the mall, getting Black people to run for office.  So over the course of his l... Continue Reading
Article titled Constance Baker Motley

Constance Baker Motley

“While we may have faced challenges on the bench, when Connie lifted her voice, her life was on the line … Yet time and time again, she lifted her voice higher and higher, arguing cases in hostile towns, against hostile lawyers, and before host... Continue Reading