So the Oscars aired last night and they were the whitest Oscars since 1998. This of course caused a lot of anger as the amazing film Selma was almost completely shut out was it not for the Best Original Song and the Best Picture Nominations. It would have been funny if Ava DurVernay’s look into the […]Read more "Why We Still Need to Tell the Stories of Our Enslaved Ancestors No Matter How Difficult They Ar"
On Dr. King’s 86th birthday the actor who finally portrayed him on the big screen and the black woman who told his story were not nominated for individual Oscars is ironic. Or maybe not really because Hollywood does this all the time with deserving black stories. This movie that comes at the beginning of this […]Read more "You’d Think MLK’s Birthday Would Make a difference"
So I know I am a day late with this post but the Schomburg archives ate me yesterday so yea but I am here now to talk about this truly extraordinary movie! Selma was all I expected and more. Director Ava DuVernay and the exceptional cast truly brought a humanity to the people during a crucial moment […]Read more "Selma"
I just saw Selma and of course I love it. My post on it will be coming tomorrow I need tonight to think.Read more "SELMA POST COMING SOON!!!"