Film

“Endgame AIDS In Black America”: A Exercise in Drama And No Politics

July 10, 2012
This is an almost stream of conscious blog I was writing while watching the PBS premier of the Frontline Documentary “Endgame: AIDS In Black America.” Remember the PBS hard hitting political documentary series Frontline? You know, the show you can … Continue reading read more »
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Desiree Marshall: F*ck Facebook

September 12, 2011
You know one of the things that I am beginning to admit to myself: I am finding a lot of activist and organizing happening in the US pretty boring and uninteresting. Most of what is really inspiring me is art–and … Continue reading read more »
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Brontez Purnell Dance Company–LOVE THIS SHORT FILM

August 23, 2011
So a week or two ago I wrote a blog about my friend Brontez Purnell under some unfortunate circumstances. But I wanted to post this really innovative and creative short film (which Brontez tells me is a part of a … Continue reading read more »
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Morgan Freeman to Black People: “Get Over That Sh*t” Called Racism

April 6, 2011
Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman recently sat for an interview with BET.com. In it, he asserts that Black people complain too much about racism and white supremacy in Hollywood (and should follow the lead of the Chinese–his words, whom … Continue reading read more »
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Video: Are We the Kind of Boys We Want?

March 25, 2011
I think I am gonna save Fridays for my favorite videos of the week. In this case, the clear winner is my good-Judy, Yolo Akili’s newest video offering, “Are We the Kind of Boy’s We Want?” The video is part … Continue reading read more »
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I Will Follow: Begin a New Black Film Movement!

March 22, 2011
Admittedly, I hate most Tyler Perry movies as much as the next black person for all the obvious reasons. But for the last several years, if you want to see a movie about Black people–and have Black people be in … Continue reading read more »
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More Down Low TV: Wendell Pierce To Play Closeted Character in New Movie

February 28, 2011
Jesus, take the wheel!: It seems like yet another “down-low” story is about to hit the big screen. Wendell Pierce, who recently starred as the trumpeter trombone player down on his luck in the HBO series Treme, will be starring … Continue reading read more »
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Lost Documentary Featuring James Baldwin Restored!

April 30, 2009
Watch it in its entirety online! Take This Hammer, follows author and activist James Baldwin in the spring of 1963, as he’s driven around San Francisco to meet with members of the local African-American community. He is escorted by Youth … Continue reading read more »
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Young Black Gays Debate Homophobia in Hip-Hop

January 22, 2009
I founs this duo online who produce the “LesMan Show” and I am in love with smart young Black gay men producing media and trying to think thru some things. In this case, ‘Lil Wayne’s homophobic lyrics:... read more »
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Dr. MLK Jr.: Struggling Not To Lose Him

January 19, 2009
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