“We can appreciate their culture without having to do or wear their hairstyles, or trying to act or be a certain way that we’re not.”
This movie, one with fictional characters and made up neighborhoods, is real. We have all heard of stories like this. We’ve seen them on the news and we’ve seen it for ourselves.
On behalf of Arise 2.0 Happy Birthday Rev. I’m honored to call you one of my most esteemed mentors, Sir!
Through an absurdist lens, the series uses irony, self-deprecation, brutal honesty and humor to highlight issues that still plague today’s”post-racial” society.
It’s a story with a main character who never never seems to lose sight of herself.
In 2009 Time named him to the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
According to experts, biracial couples have a one in 500 chance of having a set of black and white twins.
In affirming that Black Lives Matter, we need not qualify our position. To love and desire freedom and justice for ourselves is a necessity for wanting the same for others.
In this combined issue we pay homage to both Black History Month in February and International Woman’s Day in March.