Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Defends ‘Django Unchained’ and Calls Spike Lee a Thug
by Myeisha Essex 2 years ago
Filmmaker Spike Lee made national headlines when he decided to publicly boycott fellow director Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Django Unchained. Lee called the slavery revenge flick disrespectful to his ancestors and said he refused to watch it. However, Lee’s comments are clearly not the view of all Black...
Obama To CBC: For Progress’ Sake “Stop Crying and Press On”
by Sky Obercam 3 years ago
After a rousing call to action on behalf of his Jobs plan, President Barack Obama concluded his speech to the Congressional Black Caucus with a message in which, according to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, the Head of State “took his gloves off.” Obama spoke...