Posts Tagged ‘Black Struggle’

02/26/17: The N-Word Goes On Trial @ The Apollo Theater

02/26/17: The N-Word Goes On Trial @ The Apollo Theater

The Apollo collaborates with creator Kyle Bowser to present Apollo Uptown Hall- Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word, an interactive community conversation to investigate one of the most provocative, polarizing, and debated words in America. This dramatically staged program includes a fictional case and the audience serving as a jury to decide the […]


2/16/16: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on PBS

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Okay folks, I am serious, it is an absolute must that you see this film. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution by director Stanley Nelson masterfully tells the story of the rise and subsequent fall of the Black Panther Party. The rich archival footage and the superb musical direction of […]


2/7/16: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution @ The Apollo Theater

2/7/16: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution @ The Apollo Theater

Sunday, Feb 7 at 2 PM The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution The Apollo Theater, in partnership with Independent Lens & THIRTEEN, presents a free screening of Stanley Nelson’s The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, the first feature-length documentary exploring the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture and to […]


The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution – The Review

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Black Panthers changed everything. I mean everything. The Black Panther’s racial, social and cultural impact on this country and beyond is seismic yet little understood. Instead of the marching and solemnity that was a hallmark of the Civil Rights era; the Black Panthers were brash, angry and armed. The Black […]


4/12/15: Concerning Violence Screening @ MIST Harlem

4/12/15: Concerning Violence Screening @ MIST Harlem

Right off 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Concerning Violence is a film by Göran Olsson narrating the events of African liberation struggles of the 1960s and 1970s from colonial rule and narrated by Lauryn Hill. As confrontational as it is ultimately rewarding, Concerning Violence is a scathing indictment of past misdeeds — and a sobering reminder […]


Put You On: Concerning Violence – The Review

Put You On: Concerning Violence – The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Frantz Fanon was, in many ways, the Che Guevara of the French-speaking world. The Martinique-born intellectual/psychiatrist/revolutionary succumbed to Leukemia in 1961. He was only 36-years-old. The very same week he died, his master opus, The Wretched of the Earth, was published. It was immediately confiscated and banned in France. The book […]


Put You On: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 | The Review

By Shivika and Shreeya Sinha “The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975,” is a gripping documentary on the struggles of the civil rights movement narrated by black activists Stokely Carmichael and Angela Davis as well as contemporary artists who were inspired by them like Talib Kweli and Erykah Badu. But what makes the documentary even more fascinating […]

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