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Author: mbg

1968!

1968!

It’s the 50th anniversary of one of the most pivotal years in American 20th century history. I’ve been writing about 1968 for Washington City Paper starting with the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and the civil unrest that followed in Washington, DC. What I discovered is no person or event can […]

Making Brave Space – Indie Lens Pop-Up with The People’s Supper

Making Brave Space – Indie Lens Pop-Up with The People’s Supper

In a time of heightened awareness about racial injustice, sexual harassment, immigration, gender, politics, within an atmosphere and culture that encourages the combative debate…How do you have a conversation about race around the holiday dinner table? I invited The People’s Supper (TPBS) and its process to assist me in creating brave space for courageous conversations following […]

Independent Spirit Rises with ITVS

Independent Spirit Rises with ITVS

Indie Lens Pop-Up returns this month with a preview of CHASING TRANE: The John Coltrane Documentary followed by a panel featuring artist/illustrator Rudy Gutierrez –whose paintings of jazz legend John Coltrane are featured in John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed documentary — and radio host Miyuki Williams who’s lifted many spirits on Sunday afternoons with a “A Sunday Kind of […]

Back to School with Firelight Media and “Tell Them We Are Rising”

Back to School with Firelight Media and “Tell Them We Are Rising”

Michon Boston Group is working with Firelight Media to coordinate the grantsmanship program for 10 public media stations to present campus screenings with HBCUs (Historical Black Colleges and Universities), and produce original content to promote the national broadcast of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. Directed by MacArthur Genius […]