Panel Discusses “Pursuit of Black Joy” at National Black Theatre

Panel Discusses “Pursuit of Black Joy” at National Black Theatre

With Black people under assault from a number of directions, discussions on joy seem to be a bit besides the point. However, we find ourselves needing to find coping strategies while we are constantly inundated with news about the latest incidents. With the issues of the day as the backdrop, the National Black Theatre¬† kicked off its 48th season with a discussion about “The Pursuit of Black Joy” on Monday evening. Titled “The Alchemy of Black Joy, there was also an exhibit of images that speak to the theme of this season. The panel consisted of moderator Geoffrey Jackson Scott,...
Taco Trucks and Resume Bluffs;  Trump Outreach Stumbling

Taco Trucks and Resume Bluffs;  Trump Outreach Stumbling

The longer this goes on, the harder it becomes to take this election cycle seriously. Here we are, with about two months left to go until the country votes for a new president, and the surrogates of politicians are trying to scare us with threats of more food and convince us with padded resumes.  Marco Guiterrez, founder of “Latinos for Trump” said that if Trump loses, there would be “taco trucks on every corner.” As if that would be a bad thing. Predictably, the appeal to anti-Mexican bigotry backfired, with memes depicting an army of taco trucks. This doesn’t sound...