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Black Power Playlist: Music is the Message

The soundtrack to America‚Äôs civil rights movement before the mid-1960s was predominantly made up of gospel standards and spirituals, with a smattering of popular folk. But by the late 1960s, music was changing right along with the political landscape. Just as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X parted ways in their philosophies of how … READ MORE

Black Power Mixtape Co-Producer Danny Glover Opens Up

Our friends over at The Progressive Magazine have generously allowed us to share their interview with Danny Glover, who co-produced The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. The film makes its television debut on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10 PM on Independent Lens. (Check local listings.) By Ed Rampell Many movie fans know Danny Glover as an … READ MORE