The Truthdig team spoke with author Wellford (Buzz) Wilms about the complex relationship between urban neighborhoods and law enforcement.
The 2016 documentary has given a voice to African-Americans, who now have more tools to fight for truth and justice.
New documentary featuring Angelou's own narration delves deeply into the life of the iconic civil rights activist, poet, dancer and singer.
In this era of submissive-slave characters, black tokenism and underrepresentation of people of color in Hollywood, "The House on Coco Road" and the 2016 version of "The Birth of a Nation" flip the script.
The rock-star treatment that the candidate received at a rally—complete with passionate, chanting fans—didn't distract him from the issues.