For a black film and media student at the University of Cape Town, Spike Lee’s “Do
I sometimes feel Nelson Mandela is in need of rescuing, trapped in some pretty bizarre narratives
Twenty-six years ago this month, Thomas Sankara was brutally murdered. His biopic is still waiting to
Whatever The New Yorker’s rationale for commissioning a piece on Tyler Perry, the “critic-proof” producer and
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/9208261 w=500&h=281] Comedian Chris Rock speaking about Fort Greene, my neighborhood in Brooklyn–now heavily gentrified–in a
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ciwhh3fB6vE&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Film director Spike Lee speaks on black American popular culture.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sGKhANz99A&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] The twentieth anniversary of “Do The Right Thing” is being celebrated in London. [I’d definitely