Month: January 2019

Jordan Peele On the Importance of Telling Many Kinds of Black Stories

Subject Importance Of Black Stories Description The filmmaker told Rolling Stone: “I realized I had never seen a horror movie of this kind, where there’s an African-American family at the center that just is.” Creator Sameer Rao Source https://www.colorlines.com/articles/jordan-peele-importance-telling-many-kinds-black-stories Publisher colorlines.com File

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Review – Heartfelt Yet Twee Ode to the City

Subject From A Critic’s Perspective – A Touching Film Description In an ambitious directorial debut, impressive visuals, solid performances, and earnest intentions wrestle with an overly precious tone. Creator Benjamin Lee Source https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/jan/27/the-last-black-man-in-san-francisco-review-heartfelt-yet-twee-ode-to-the-city Publisher theguardian.com File

Nas Fed Over 100 Government Workers a Day for Free at His Brooklyn Restaurant During Government Shutdown

Subject Nas; Government Workers; Government Shutdown Description Even before the news broke that Nas secured a 340 million dollar deal with Viacom for his PlutoTV company, some more great news came out.  Creator hiphopoverload.com Source https://www.hiphopoverload.com/nas-fed-over-100-government-workers-a-day-for-free-at-his-brooklyn-resturant-during-government-shutdown/?fbclid=IwAR3avAATF6CNYbLQ9yB5dOMZ1teGitII8SzszegHzqIEM5II6W_fn4cdQRg%20%20The%20Black%20Male%20Archives%20www.theblackmalearchives.com Publisher hiphopoverload.com File

Warriors Visit With Barack Obama Instead of Donald Trump During DC Trip

Subject Meeting With Black President; Sports; Basketball Description The Golden State Warriors shared a private visit with former US president Barack Obama on Thursday before beating the Washington Wizards 126-118 in the nation’s capital. Creator theguardian.com Source https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/25/golden-state-warriors-visit-obama-white-house Publisher theguardian.com File

Black Male Youth Summit To Celebrate, Affirm, and Challenge Young Men

Subject Mentoring; Youth Description Rory James has always been a self-proclaimed, unapologetic geek. Despite differences between him and his brothers, he felt affirmed as his distinct self by his family and community. Creator Lilly St. Angelo Source https://www.idsnews.com/article/2019/01/black-male-youth-summit-to-celebrate-affirm-challenge-young-men Publisher idsnews.com File

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