Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer in America: A Historical Timeline

      LGBT Rights Timeline   The Gay Rights Movement is a civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual individuals. The timeline listed below contains some of the most pivotal events in this movement throughout U.S. and world history.   1924: Henry Gerber founds the Society for Human... Continue Reading →

“Amending the Constitution: A Civics Test Americans Need to Pass”

During this unsettled time in our nation’s history, the durability of our constitutional democracy is being tested in unprecedented ways. The bizarre events unfolding daily turn some of the most well-known constitutional provisions on their heads, and put rarely invoked ones in the national spotlight. For better or for worse—but mostly for worse—the current political scene compels us to brush off our civics textbooks to better understand these threats.

You need to watch Detroit: Film Review 

Cici Must SEE

The summer of 1967, Detroit, we witness the opening scene of police brutality, abused citizens outraged by their treatment. As riots continue to escalate the police begin their search for a sniper. However, they fail to find one, so these crooked cops create one. They raid a motel filled with 7 young black male guest and racial assault them. The men are beaten, and eventually three of the young men are murdered. Will Poulter plays a racist cop Krauss and he is good. He is very convincing and he digs deep into the mind of an evil racist.

It’s a tough watch, but it is worth a watch.

Director Kathryn Bigelow illustrates this racial hatred, in an unfiltered, and uncensored way. Using her classic horror techniques Bigelow’s explosive cinema tactics work well in this movie.

Whilst John Boyega is the star of the movie, we don’t see much of him…

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#WCW: “Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie”

by ERIKA JARVIS NOVEMBER 25, 2016 "Writer Steven Knight has said that his new film, Allied, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: dozens of remarkable women played a key role in “the... Continue Reading →

“Why Rebellion Broke Out in Detroit 50 Years Ago”

            By Abayomi Azikiwe posted on August 3, 2017 Excerpts from an article published in Ghana News this July about the Detroit rebellion that erupted on July 23, 1967, at the United Community League for Civic Action on 12th Street and Clairmount. Rebellions had erupted in numerous cities around the... Continue Reading →

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