Hidden Figures: Review

Hidden Figures: Review

There just seems to be an abundance of good Black films coming out lately. Even though Hollywood seems unable to tell one Black film from another, there is much in the way of variety. Earlier this week, I caught Hidden Figures. This movie tells  the story of three Black women working at NASA in the early 1960s. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae, it depicted the struggle of being recognized as enough, even when you are more than qualified. Based on the actual experiences of  Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, the film shows how they...
Russian Hackers The Cause of Trump Victory? Not So Fast.

Russian Hackers The Cause of Trump Victory? Not So Fast.

So, I had to eventually get around to addressing this. As you are no doubt aware, there has been an emerging narrative in the past few days about the outcome of the U.S. election being tampered with by Russian hackers.  I have been hammered over publicly questioning this narrative in some of my social media spaces, but maintain that it is important to ask questions about it regardless. I totally get that people are still upset that the Orange Overlord has managed to become president elect.  Outside of the twisted mind of Kanye West, very few people are happy about...
Harlem Writers Guild To Host Workshop at Queens Literary Arts Festival December 3rd!

Harlem Writers Guild To Host Workshop at Queens Literary Arts Festival December 3rd!

Those who are interested in honing their craft have an opportunity to learn from those who know. This Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, the Harlem Writers Guild will be hosting a workshop at the 8th Annual Literary Arts Festival at the Langston Hughes Library and Community Center in Queens. The title of the workshop will be “The Beauty of the Workshop Experience”, a discussion of the writing process and how a workshop can guide you though it. “A writer is only as good as the feedback he or she chooses to accept.” Meet the HARLEM WRITERS GUILD. This organized group of...