In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished
Chaz starts up the conversation with what is needed for people, businesses, schools. Whatever. Is it worth being optimistic or do we sit and pray like most Americans that things will get better regardless? we can’t walk away from the conversation without the impact of the Corona Virus
Today we talk a little on Kanye busting on stage once again to disrupt the news feed while thinking about how people with mental illness can effect other peoples lives. We also jump ready into the fear of not having your voice heard by not being able to vote.
With all of the nonsense going on, we talk about the humor and information that is out and the people who are looking at any reason to rebel using free rights and civil liberties as the excuse. But in the end there is no humor in racism and debating anyone who doesn’t understand there is privilege for some more than others. Also what's your thought about Black people with guns who just wants to protect them selves?
Apple TV + has a few shows on their channel that seems pretty interesting that we took the time to check out when it came up. This month it was Captain America (Chris Evans) playing a lawyer who's son is a suspect for killing another child. The drama in which we go through pulls you back and forward of did he do it or didn't he. 8 episodes and an open ended conclusion of did his son really do it. This also was based on a book that was written in 2012 by a lawyer and writer.
Looking at the previews for this new TV series, I wasn't sure if this would be something I would find entertaining. But here's the catch, Its about dying and your consciences is uploaded into a virtual reality. Only if you can pay for the everlasting life. Made me go Hmmm, so I invited Alicia to watch it with me. Also as a added bonus, It was from Greg Daniels the creator of The Office, Parks and Recreation
This week we have different conversation about leadership in the black community compared to the 60’s and now. Has activism changed based on the people or is it because of social media and the class divide among African Americans?
Another Netflix foreign film, and this one is from Poland. Not many movies or shows I've seen come out of Poland but this one seemed like something worth while seeing. This is the summary. After a body is found sewn inside of a cow hide. A local detective discovers a killer is recreating an 18th century "plague" of criminal punishments on a bunch of bad people. Now, does this sound like something we have seen before?