Tag: racism

DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA, A Ground-Breaking, Two-Hour Documentary Film by Acclaimed Historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–Winning Director Ric Burns

_________ While Black

Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences – at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming  –  of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond. By acclaimed historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–winning director Ric Burns.
By Gregg W. Morris who is working on review.

Race Inquiry Digest, October 29, 2018 – Three Days of Hate Crimes

DETROIT Film Review

DETROIT belongs to that pantheon of films – narrative as well as documentary – successfully addressing, or earnestly trying to address, the enormity of America’s racist and bigoted nature. This reviewer believes the challenges and risks are greater for commercial films than documentaries.

THE SKYJACKER’S TALE Director’s Interview: Should Director Jamie Kastner’s 2017 Film Make Him the Swashbuckling Film Director of 2007?

Bravura story telling by Canadian Director Jamie Kastner about Ishmael Muslim Ali, one of four men convicted of murdering eight people at a swank golf course in St. Croix , U.S. Virgin Islands, 1972, and who 12 years later hijacked an American Airlines passenger jet to Cuba where, after a short stay in an island prison, was granted political asylum.

New York Commission on Human Rights Charges Wheelchair Assistance Contractor at JFK International Airport for Violating the NYC Human Rights Law by Repeatedly Discriminating Against Muslim Employees

Edited by Gregg Morris, February 7, 2017 The NYC Commission on Human Rights announced charges January 25 against Pax Assist Inc., a wheelchair assistance service at JFK International Airport, with violating the NYC Human Rights Law for discriminating against Muslim…