The Movement works best as a stripped-down, high-speed introduction to the struggle for civil rights, nothing more.
Fuse Film Review: “Selma” — Civil Rights By the Numbers
Selma doesn’t dare to offer the viewer anything new.
Author Interview: Historian Jason Sokol on Race and Massachusetts — From the Red Sox to Springfield
“I think a lot of people around town are fairly aware of the Red Sox’s checkered history in terms of race.”
Book Interview: No Guns — No Civil Rights?
“If you’re dead you won’t have a movement, and guns kept people alive. In particular, kept people who made the movement alive.”
Music Preview: East Coast Premiere of an Opera about the Fight for Civil Rights –“Dark River”
Fanny Lou Hamer’s life and the political struggle, which gave us the Voting Rights Act, is the basis of Mary Watkins’ two-act opera.
Film Review: “The Last White Knight” — A Vision of Racism Perpetuated
In the mesmerizing “The Last White Knight,” documentary filmmaker Paul Saltzman chronicles a five-year dialogue with the man who assaulted him during the civil rights movement.