By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) Bee Bop. Jazz. The 1950s and 1960s were a hotbed for cool music, and the hip musicians, who played those genres on records and in smoky, dimly lit nightclubs, were a special breed. Years later, most people still revere legendary trumpeters like Miles Davis and Chet Baker and […]
PBS39, Indiana Tech, African/African-American Historical Society to present sneak preview of ‘Africa’s Great Civilizations’
FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 18, PBS39, Indiana Tech and the African/African-American Historical Society/Museum of Allen County are scheduled to team up to present a sneak preview screening of the first hour of the upcoming PBS miniseries presentation, Africa’s Great Civilizations. This preview screening of the miniseries’ first hour, “Origins,” is scheduled to take place at 7 […]
As a 35-year-old black man in America, I must admit, I have become complacent in feeling that the scales of equality have been balancing out. The deaths of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Alfred Wright, Michael Brown and so many others, have taught me that there is still work to be done. As a filmmaker, I […]
One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, do you truly know his story?