Tag Archives: Sense

The Dawn Of Black Power – 1970

Dartmouth College’s Vice Provost for Student Affairs Inge-Lise Ameer admitted something this week that few administrators do: She monitors what’s posted on Yik Yak. And a recent survey shows the majority of school officials do the same. Ameer was meeting with student protesters after the campus was divided over allegations that demonstrators shouted obscenities in the school library. In response, racist posts cropped up on Yik Yak, the social media app that lets users post anonymously to a
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The Dawn Of Black Power – 1970

This is a clip from my 6 part television series, Making Sense of the Sixties. I am very proud of the work I did to create a series that helps younger generations understand a bit better what happened back then. See more of my clips from this series on this channel.
David Hoffman–filmmaker
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

The Dawn Of Black Power – 1970

The bystander who recorded aSouth Carolina officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man eight times said the cop had control of the situation before he pulled out his gun.In an exclusive interview with NBC News, the witness, Feidin Santana, said he could hear North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager deploying his Taser on Walter Scott when he pulled out his camera phone. He said the twoRead more…