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This Week in Black Women…
Black women have begun 2015 with some big bangs...
Remembering Director Mike Nichols Through His Movies
It is a miracle and luck when any work of art, creative piece or cultural manufacture reaches out and touches those like it depicts. However, it is supernatural and magic when a work of art, creative piece or cultural manufacture so far beyond an aesthete's race, class, gender and experience arrives to inspire and introduce new lives to them. The handful of works I know from Mr. Nichols all do that for me.
How To Get Away With Hunger
“The word that I would like to eradicate today is ‘unspeakable,’ because I think everything should be spoken.”- Viola Davis, on childhood struggle with hunger
Ruby: New York Times Obituary
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A Few of My Favorite Things Now (Just a Few…)
David Boykin's Soul Sessions in Chicago every Sunday from 2:00-5:00 at the Arts Incubator on 55th and Garfield (at Green Line), MacArthur Genius Grant-winning photographer Carrie Mae Weems and her current solo exhibit at the Guggenheim in New York City, Current reprise of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun starring Denzel Washington on Broadway (and … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things Now (Just a Few…)
The Way We Will Celebrate Them Today
Today, January 15th, 2014, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 85 years old. It is arguable that, in this age of globalization and its increased emphases on the heightened role Americans should play in African diaspora nations and the increasingly cosmopolitan approach writers must take to expand their audiences, too many times we scramble past … Continue reading The Way We Will Celebrate Them Today