The Rebirth of ‘For Colored Girls’: A Movie Review

Like many of you, I was anxiously awaiting the release of Tyler Perry’s latest film, ‘For Colored Girls,’ with bated breath. Although Ntozake Shange’s original choreopoem ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf,’ was published in 1974 and had been performed both […]

Where Is The Love?

Just last week, while looking for a few music videos by Stephanie Mills, I ran across a long-forgotten, late 1980’s remake of Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway’s 1972 hit,  ‘Where Is The Love?,’ featuring the diminutive Ms. Mills and the late Robert Brookins. Hearing that song brought back a […]