Tyler Perry never gives his audience a chance to "get" the message. He wants to deliver it, wrapped in a cannon ball and shot across the room, but the poems in For Colored Girls need to breathe on their own.
When Lindsay and Paris are brought up on federal weapons charges as opposed to possession of a controlled substance, then and only then should we begin asking the question whether justice was unfairly served.
The fact that Valma Hart in a crucial public forum on national TV had the audacity to confront the President with a perfectly legitimate concern speaks volumes about the level of unrest among some core Obama supporters.
How can we expect the young bright minds in the black community offers to combat these ever increasing racial realities if the intellectual arsenal of books and authors that were once heralded as crucial to ones personal edification become relics?
One Tenth of Our Nation was a documentary film about the state of Negro education in the South. to today's audiences the film stands as a clear reminder of how very shamefully African-Americans have been treated.