Tag Archives: Black History Month

Review: Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop”

The Matrix Theatre Company honors Black History Month with the Los Angeles premiere of The Mountaintop, directed by Obie Award-winner Roger Guenveur Smith and starring Larry Bates and Danielle Truitt. Recipient of London’s 2010 Olivier Award, Katori Hall’s gripping and often humorous re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

#BlackHistoryMonth Profile: T. Thomas Fortune

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T. Thomas Fortune (1856-928) was the preeminent black journalist of his day and was the first to popularize the term “Afro-American”.  As a black editor and journalist, he was key to the understanding of black leadership after Reconstruction. Born a slave in Florida’s Jackson County, encounters with the Ku Klux Klan, forced Fortune’s family to flee […]

Reclaiming our Humanity

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Reclaiming our Humanity by Brandale Randolph, Executive Director of Project Poverty and curator of TedxLubbock and Keynote Speaker of Texas Tech’s Black History celebration.

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