Viewers weighed in on Bill Duke’s Light Girls documentary and the overall sentiment is that it was lackluster at best, extremely problematic at worst. Perhaps it’s time for a more critical documentary on race and colorism to be made.
Kira Lerner of ThinkProgress writes that despite the popularity of President Obama’s State of the Union proposals, Congress is standing in their way.
Actor Anthony Mackie sat down with the Grio to discuss his latest film, Black or White. The conversation went down a strange path when discussing Selma, the Oscars, and racial profiling.
Joseph Swink was returning home from an internship when he became caught in the middle of a high-speed chase.
A Hip-Hop firebrand speaks his truth on Martin Luther King and what it means to celebrate him and carry on his tradition. As always, enjoy!
This past weekend’s Saturday Night Live offered a funny, but insightful look on the impacts of gentrification in Brooklyn, NY.
The outrage surrounding MLK Day club parties is misplaced writes Tracy Clayton. Respectability politics won’t save us.
Stacey Patton’s incisive essay for Dame Magazine explains why America has betrayed Dr. King’s dream.