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“I Have a Dream” was a great speech, but I feel like people use it to oversimplify MLK. To make him fit into their neat little box. – Blitz the Ambassador (rapper) Many think of Martin Luther King Jr. as the anti-Malcom X, but that is far from the truth, he was a radical. Civil […]

Posted at: January 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm - Comments Off on Martin Luther King is More than His “I Have a Dream” Speech

Precious. All of Tyler Perry’s films. Avatar (ok Avatar is not really a black film, but all of the non-white main actors were the Navi’s in the film). What do these films have in common? They have received in general both commercial and critical praise. What else do they have in common? They fit the […]

Posted at: January 14th, 2010 - 9:16 pm - Comments Off on Spike Lee and Others Do Have a Point About Black Film

I wish I could believe, love could not be with pain But he showed that they were one in the same Tangled up in his daily mess of delight and vice I was always his ready and willing sacrifice And either way I still loved him Strained every muscle of my heart till it was […]

Posted at: January 13th, 2010 - 3:27 pm - Comments Off on Love Versus Pain