A Response to “Never Will be Forgotten: Oscar Grant Tribute” I am amazed by the dangerously inadequate level of communication between law enforcement personnel and urban dwellers in our communities. The short film “Never Will be forgotten: Oscar Grant Tribute,” follows the creative process of two Youth Movement Records students as they compose a musical

IN THE MAKING: Sabrina Gordon on Remix: Outside Looking In

Outside Looking In is a wonderful film by Phil Bertelsen about transracial adoption that is both parts exploration and introspection. Phil shares his personal struggle with racial and cultural identity as a black boy being raised by white parents.  Although they are caring, loving and nurturing, his parents are unable to provide Phil with the

How the Urban Chameleon Came To Be

One day, a group of friends were sitting around trying to think of a term that best describes people like us who approach the world from parallel perspectives, having mastered the skill of seamlessly transitioning into white America—from its private grade school classrooms, ivy league universities, and corporate board rooms—back out into our bilingual/patois/urban slang