Black American. Aromantic. // Favs are by-the-moment.
Shirley Chisholm is not the first Black woman to run for president, Charlene Mitchell was the first. She ran for Communist Party USA in 1968; Dick Gregory also ran that year for the Freedom & Peace Party. Sure, Shirley is the first Black person to run for a "major" party, but wording matters, most of the time she is credited as the first Black person to run for president: it's not true.
Anyways, this really isn't an admirable woman or documentary.…
This was pretty boring. Plus points for all the continental talent outshining her I suppose, but not much of anything to hold onto.
Your typical Beyonce project: Shallow, contradictory, classist & dry. The whole idea that Black Americans are lost because we're stripped of our "nobility" and have forgotten our roots as Kangs & Queens is some hotep nonsense.
I can't take the same woman who mentioned Malcolm X & Bill Gates in the same sentence, wore Black Panthers aesthetics for performances while…
Fred Hampton has gotten his 'Selma' treatment, to be successfully whitewashed and made palatable for liberals.
Oh no, no talks of TBPP's politics here, no ma'am, just one mention of socialism and a couple hollers of fascism.
Don't forget to add no emotional depth, it's pretty obvious the people behind this film quite frankly don't give a shit about TBPP.
William O'Neal was 17 years old when he entered a deal with the FBI. Fred Hampton was 21 when he…