This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's iconic film, "Do
The Right Thing," and its commentary on race, according to Lee, is just
as relevant today as it was in 1989. In a recent interview with Deadline.com, Lee recalls journalists'
reactions when he took "Do The Right Thing" to the Cannes Film Festival
25 years ago, and shares his upcoming plans to skip Cannes this year and
premiere his new film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," at the American Black
This month at The Lighthouse in Chelsea Piers, The Romare Bearden Foundation held its annual fundraiser for
the ongoing support of its arts programs in schools and throughout the
city, one of which is an educational fund for art teachers to teach in
New York City schools.
Regarding the installation of the “Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion
Designers” exhibit currently on display at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in NYC,
curator and professor Adrienne Jones says the key issues Black designers
face today are funding and marketing.