Daily Archives: July 23, 2018

Glenville Riots

The Glenville Shootout – and the nation’s turn away from urban anti-poverty reforms: James D. Robenalt “The Glenville shootout was a gun battle which occurred on the night of July 23–24, 1968, in the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio, in … Continue reading

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The Baader Meinhof Complex – Uli Edel (2009)

“The Baader Meinhof Complex (German: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) is a 2008 German film by Uli Edel in his first non-TV directorial project since 2000’s The Little Vampire. Written and produced by Bernd Eichinger, it stars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck, … Continue reading

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How James Brown Made Black Pride a Hit

“In the gym at Paul Junior High School in Washington, D.C., in the spring of 1968, not that long before the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I asked a buddy whether he was interested in a … Continue reading

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