Slavery Wasn’t A Choice, Gentrification Is

This week Washington was the scene of a huge anti-gentrification protest: #MOECHELLA. Thousands converged on the corner of 14th and U Streets, blaring go-go music to send a message that they will not be erased. But in reality the protests will not roll back the tide of displacement in DC — attending it was free […]

John Singleton Remembered As A Pioneer In Black Cinema

The movie Green Book was released in 2018 with much criticism. For Black audiences the movie was a betrayal — it explored a sobering chapter of our history from a very non-Black perspective. Our reaction to Green Book is John Singleton’s legacy. In a very short time we have shifted from the expectation that our […]