Daily Archives: October 26, 2013

Senate Hearing On Stand Your Ground

(Cross posted from Blackbutterfly7) The original Senate hearing was postponed due to the shooting at the Navy Yard.  It is now scheduled for October 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. EST.  The Senate hearing is officially titled “‘Stand Your Ground Laws: … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | The Films of Spike Lee

This week, we’ve explored the films of Spike Lee. 2000 Bamboozled Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the violent fall-out from … Continue reading

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