General epicness, for one.
This is such a proud moment for black culture. To have succeeded in creating and portraying our own narrative to mass audiences is HUGE. To have shared and expressed and exhibited from our own viewpoints–that which is ultimately human and humane speaks volumes above what’s been spewed by society and media for who knows how long. I am so proud of our being able to get here, knowing it had to have taken pulling teeth, blind eyes, general disinterest, and a yet-pressing-forward to arrive at this very moment. It feels as if the stars aligned, where all the actors, the writers/director, producers, and everything else were in place for this to be brought to fruition this February 2018. Continue reading