Black American History in 50 Movies

Just in time for Black History Month, I offer a go-to cinematic resource for teaching or learning African American history without having to leave your couch. With just a DVD player, a streaming service, a library card or a robust bootleg hook-up, you can begin the process of learning how 12% of the population got…

How Oprah Was Wrong – and Right – About Protests

Oprah’s recent comments about modern era protests are both valid and reductive, but then most things concerning Oprah are. The comments in question (as told to People magazine): “I think it’s wonderful to march and to protest and it’s wonderful to see all across the country, people doing it… What I’m looking for is some…