Tag: African Americans

Cinema Junkie: Dissecting Us

Friend of the Gutter Beth Accomando discussing Us (2019) with Professor John Jennings at KPBS’ Cinema Junkie podcast. “Jordan Peele’s Us has been killing it at the box office and stirring a lot of discussion about what it all means. So this episode of Cinema Junkie will attempt […]

The Horror Noire Syllabus

Our friends at the Graveyard Shift Sisters have provided a syllabus in association with the outstanding documentary on Black horror, Horror Noire (2019). “[Ashlee Blackwell] and executive producers Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and Tananarive Due present a digital, living document we hope will guide further inquiry into […]

Bessie Stringfield on the Open Road

Read about Bessie Stringfield, an African-American motorcyclist who road the open road in the 1930s! “At the age of 19, young Stringfield flipped a penny onto a map of the US then ventured out on her bike alone. Interstate highways didn’t yet exist at the time, but the […]