Ken Shares a coming out from NPR’s StoryCorps cast and how it relates to his story.
(Entry 4 from Jeff H, BWMTSC Cochair) On Saturday Feb 13 I saw two very different but fascinating movies. First I met up with Johnny to see “KPIANS The Feast of Souls,” a Nigerian horror film about an ancient curse and efforts to return a lost sister to life. This is a well done scary […]
Sunday Feb 14(from Jeff H. Cochair, BWMTSC)Out of DarknessThe Boda Boda ThievesLUV I planned to bring both of my sons, Dante and Lorenzo, to see “Out of Darkness”, eat dinner, and then see “The Boda Boda Thieves.” Our friend Vicky was going to join us. Dante got sick and couldn’t come, but Lorenzo and Vicky […]
So I was reading the Wall Street Journal lsat week and came across an article* “The Myth of Black Lives Matter”, so I took a deep breath and flinched and read on. It turn out the WSJ was examining the data from a Washington Post article on a book called “The War on Cops”. So […]
So we are into the primary season and I have been able tor resist backing one candidate while blogging on NABWMT. However I will talk about one ex candidate – President Obama. I am an ex-pat Brit and though I have lived here longer than in England, I am still amazed how uncivil the political […]
As an educator, I have worked with students at the margin and become even more aware of the special plight of young African American males as they are schooled, and the expectations that are set for them. Some facts first. Most teachers are white. according to a new study by the American Association of Colleges […]
So I met up with Ken and Mack at the movies and we saw “Stories of our Lives” with an unfortunately small audience. This is a lovely black and white omnibus feature which told 5 stories of everyday life in rural Kenya and its challenges for GLBT people. These challenges all stem of course from […]
From Jeff H BWMTSC COCHAIR Sunday, Feb 7 My planned viewing last night (Saturday) was altered by my underestimation of the popularity of the festival this year. (ALERT: Buy your tickets as early as possible!) I barely got into “Half of a Yellow Sun” and I had to substitute the American drama “Chapter and Verse: […]
Pan African Film Festival to look at 5 LGBT short stories entitled “Stories of Our Lives”.
From BWMTSC Cochair Jeff Friday, Feb 5 My first viewing at this year’s festival: the LGBTQ shorts program. This was a wonderful experience. There were 5 short films, 2 from Africa and 3 from the US. Afterwards there was Q & A with directors from the 3 American movies, all of them Black women. In […]