Boseman was a superhero on screen, but his work defending the dignity of Black people’s image on screen was his best. In 2003, after he questioned a soap opera’s stereotypical depiction of a Black teen, he was fired.
Twenties has a lot of potential, thanks in part to its diverse group of Black women. The stories are significant, addressing sexuality, racism, colorism, sexism, workplace drama, and ultimately, Black hope. But representation alone isn’t enough.
African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS)
New books and research in African American history and culture. Recent or soon-to-be published books, which the African American Intellectual History Society feels would be of interest to readers. Regrettably the cost for some puts these out of reach of many - but there is always your public or school library. Suggest that these be ordered.
The Jon Stewart Mysteries Presents. Amandla Stenberg: Don't Cash Crop On My Cornrows. Do Federal Taxes Reduce Income Inequality? The Wanted 18: Movie Teaser. Jimmy Page: How Stairway to Heaven Was Written.
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