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‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Strong Island" is a story of injustice, detailing the murder of director Yance Ford's brother during the worst of the Jim Crow era.

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

March 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

A group of long-oppressed people — whose aforementioned oppression spanned the lifetimes of many generations — is being forced to use separate buses in order to maintain a sense of decorum in a given society. Sound familiar? It should. It sounds like something one would hear in a documentary...