Tag: Black History
‘The Harder They Fall’: This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Spaghetti Western
In Jeymes Samuel’s history-infused, neo-spaghetti western, Black women are center stage with a fresh hip hop mixtape keeping rhythm in the backdrop.
“A man has got to see his face.” Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
This documentary moves chronologically through Black representation in horror films, revealing the genre’s connections to Black history.
Netflix’s “Self Made”: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?
Netflix takes some liberties in its portrayal of Madame CJ Walker, a trailblazing Black entrepreneur.
“42”: My first memories of seeing the ‘Black Panther’ star on-screen
Seeing that the film was essentially his first big, mainstream feature, and with garnering a leading role — portraying the revolutionary ball-player Jackie Robinson — Boseman, without question, delivered a performance that is still so incredibly moving, respectful, genuine, and true to the core of his obviously sincere, artistic heart; and with that, it is indeed so saddening to see him pass.