There were several lines from Birth of A Nation that struck me as particularly poignant given the current social / political climate in our country:
Our women are going it alone. Resignation, independence, and the beginning of post-protest Black America.
Janelle is from Brooklyn, New York. She was preparing to graduate from college in Washington, D.C. at the time of her interview, and she was spending her days “mostly…I’m going to be completed honest, I’m tired all the time. That’s become a part of my personality.”
Amanda is from Haiti, and was living in Queens, New York at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working in an OB-GYN office…and applying to graduate schools.”
The Yellow Brick Road. Blood on the roads. Art & Freedom during the holiday season…