Articles tagged president obama

Hope Against Hope: The Soul Politics of Obama’s Summer Playlists

Words may speak the promise of transcending divisions and borders, but it’s music that delivers.

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‘If God Is Willing and da Creek Don’t Rise’: The Big Not so-Easy Keeps Its Head Just Above Water

Spike Lee has proven himself adept at juggling vast amounts of information and conflicting points-of-view.

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Janet Jackson, Good Times, and the Current Healthcare Debate

As much as the mammy stereotype may persist alongside images of the domineering Black (southern) mother, Good Times could not deny the dignity of feminine leadership.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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