Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Debuts on PBS

I think it would be virtually impossible to make a lackluster film about writer, singer, dancer, actress, poet, director and social activist Maya Angelou. An electrifying presence in every medium she mastered, Dr. Angelou passed away in 2014. She was revered especially in … Continue reading

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John Lewis Inspires Us to Get in the Way

“I don’t see this President-elect as a legitimate President,” said Civil Rights icon and longtime U.S. Congressman John Lewis. “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.” After … Continue reading

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New 35mm Print of A Time for Burning to Debut at BAM

On Wednesday night, August 21, at 7 p.m., if you are in the vicinity of Brooklyn, New York, you would be wise to scoot over to BAM (the Brooklyn Academy of Music/Peter J. Sharp Building) for a rare opportunity to see the … Continue reading

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