Tag: <span>chicago</span>

If you’re interested in learning about the first Black woman and first Native-American to hold a pilot license then my Bessie Coleman Black History Short is for you.

Historical Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the first Black female playwright to have a play performed on Broadway then my Lorraine Hansberry Black History Short is for you.

Historical Profile

A review of the film “Judas and the Black Messiah” which tells the story of how an FBI informant infiltrated the Chicago chapter of the Black Panthers and aided in the assassination of Fred Hampton.

Movie Reviews

On a basic level, “The Spook Who Sat By the Door” is a book about Dan Freeman, a man who becomes the first Black officer in the CIA and later uses his knowledge to work with members of a gang in Chicago. But, on a deeper level Dan’s journey is used to explore the question of what’s the best way forward for Black people during this early period of integration.

Book Reviews

Book Reviews