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Tyler Perry vs. Spike Lee: The On-Going Battle Over “Black” Cinema

Malcolm X. Do the Right Thing. He Got Game. The 25th Hour. What does these films all have in common? Spike Lee. The Brooklyn-based director is famous for making films that comment on issue such as race, gender, poverty, crime, … Continue reading

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The Public Boom and The Private Pod

Years ago, the boombox was the portable music option. These bulky machines lit up city streets most notably during the early days of hip-hop, when young people would rap to tracks and dance in public; gathering, celebrating, and sharing their … Continue reading

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