Scholars share their initial thoughts on the musical reactions to the burgeoning social movement, Black Lives Matter, in this anthology from Indiana University Press.
The Black Lives Matter movement has disrupted an undeserved comfort and acceptance of an unjust society. Rightfully so.
In light of movements like Black Lives Matter and Me Too, Dave Chappelle's 2000 film, Killin' Them Softly may be even more relevant today. But how's his humor holding up?
The Force, which details the Oakland Police Department's recent reform efforts, is best viewed as a complementary work to prior Black Lives Matter documentaries, such 2017's Whose Streets? and The Blood Is at the Doorstep.
Those on the journey -- from initial mourning to grieving (finite or long-term) -- must have a guide.
It can't be a coincidence this film takes place in Missouri, the birthplace of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.