Da 5 Bloods Film review

Spike Lee’s newest film “Da 5 Bloods” opens up with Muhammad Ali being interviewed in 1978 and it closes with one of the last speeches Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a year exactly before his death in 1968. Lee used these two figures during the civil rights movement in the 1960s to point out […]

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Bridges (Black History 365)

This painting was created by Norman Rockwell which depicts a six-year-old Ruby Bridges with U.S. Marshall’s as she makes her way to the then all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans Louisiana. We’ve had many iconic black individuals who have made contributions and advancements to the civil rights movement during their adult life but […]

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Basquiat (Black History 365)

To start the new month of February we’re in Black History month but from my perspective, the totality of the black experience cannot be appreciated in a month and most certainly not during the shortest month of the year. Why is it on the shortest month? I wish I knew but I have a hunch […]

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