25 years from now, a new generation will still have no clue who August Wilson or Katharine Johnson are. However, they will have a “classic” Best Picture still popping up. It will use pretty arthouse shots and soaring classical music to show them Black women were crackheads who neglected and abused their sons to grow up into sexually-conflicted drug dealers who fight not to hate them for it. Continue reading
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Here are Black women’s book-to-film adaptations you may be able to appreciate…enjoy! I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (book 1969/tv miniseres 1979) The Color Purple by Alice Walker (book 1982/film 1985) Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan (book … Continue reading