Issue 20

Article titled Maggie L. Walker

Maggie L. Walker

“Through her guidance of the Independent Order of St. Luke, Walker demonstrated that African American men and women could be leaders in business, politics, and education during a time when society insisted on the contrary.” ~ National Park S... Continue Reading
Article titled Proud Mary (2018)

Proud Mary (2018)

Set in Boston, Massachusetts, Mary Goodwin (Taraji P. Henson) is a professional assassin who works for Benny Spencer (Danny Glover), leader of his own crime syndicate.  On an assignment to eliminate bookie Marcus Miller (James Milord), an enemy of... Continue Reading
Article titled To Sleep with Anger (1990)

To Sleep with Anger (1990)

Set in South Central, a community in Los Angeles county, California, To Sleep with Anger is centered upon an African-American family.  Headed by Gideon (Paul Butler), the patriarch, the foundation of the family is his wife, Suzie (Mary Alice).... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXIV

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXIV

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper When nothing and no one else will do … ENJOY, HONOR, CHERISH and LOVE through words and actions, those in your cip... Continue Reading
Article titled Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, comprised of six buildings, is located at East Leigh Street and North 2nd Street in Richmond, Virginia.  Situated in the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood, it, according to the National Park Servic... Continue Reading
Article titled Ritz Theatre and Museum

Ritz Theatre and Museum

Located at 829 North Davis Street in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, the Ritz Theatre and Museum is the city’s premier venue for African-American arts.  Situated in the La Villa neighborhood, historically populated by African-Americans, it was c... Continue Reading