As we try to process the most recent display of the frighteningly dark capabilities of the human soul, my question is to us, the sign holders, the stand-in-solidarity vigil participants, the pens-in-the-air freedom fighters.
Are you…am I…really Charlie?
Phillip is an indie documentary filmmaker based in the St. Paul-Minneapolis area. A native of Chicago, Phillip is the founder of Monarch Melanin Films, and uses his work as “a visual griot, sharing stories for my ancestors to be proud and watch.”
Good times. Good life. Good music.
Krystal is from Brooklyn, New York. At the time of her interview, she had recently graduated from college, was living in the Bronx, and spent her days “adjusting to being a grown up.”
In the US, we have perfected the celebration of the win. I don’t think any other country does victory as well as we do…but we are terrible losers. I don’t mean loser in the typical sense…I mean loser in the sense of someone who has lost something – or someone – important.
Sometimes in life, it is all about how you start. Each and every one of our episodes gets off to the right start because of the amazing song, Chega Para Mim, from Cali producer AbJo. Chega Para Mim is on his album, Vibração Comigo (Vibe With Me).
I always listen to classical music on my way home from the movie theater. It helps me process what I have seen. After a movie like Selma, at the end of a year like 2014, I had to take the long way home to organize my thoughts. So, without any spoilers, here’s how this movie helps all of us […]
We are at a critical moment in this country. We are rethinking a lot of things we usually take for granted. We are hearing the voices of people we usually ignore. We are finding ourselves agreeing with people we usually mistrust.