The Hollywood Moses allegory has served to racially construct public history toward three ends: 1) write Africans out of history, 2) write Indo-Europeans into ALL historiography even where they have NO place, and 3) depict “Egypt” as an Asian civilization in a historical dialectic triumphing the inevitable victory of the West over the rest.
So one of my favorite film directors, Ridley Scott helmed another monumental film depicting the Biblical Exodus story. The film, to be released this year, Exodus: Gods and Kings, depicts the pseudo-historical Moses, leader of the nascent Hebrew nation and the very historical Ra-Moses II, the 19th dynasty Pharaoh. The controversy over the strictly EuropeanContinue reading
Morehouse Prof Marc Lamont Hill Reports From Ferguson: National Guard ‘Feels Like More Repression’
Love this action, Jared!
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At TriCities Vigil for Michael Brown and Against Violence with Principal Simms, my students, Darnell Shelton and Isaac Taggart and the HUGS staff. So proud of Principal Simms and his commitment to education as a force for transformation.
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samoryba-teaching: Please join us for a celebration of the life and legacy of scholar-activist, Dr. Vincent Harding, Aug 22, Morehouse College. See flyer for details.
Dr. Marcellus Barksdale, Dean Clarissa Myrick-Harris, Dr. Samory Livingston and Dr. Vicki Crawford welcome Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to the African American Studies Program and Morehouse College.
BlackBoysMatter! Dear Michael Brown, Morehouse Brother – News & Views – EBONY