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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…

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…

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…

Concerning Violence @ 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…

Concerning Violence

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…

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…