Peele’s direction screams a boldness that one would expect from a filmmaker decades into his career, much less someone on his first feature.
Viewers meet Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) as she gets ready in her mother’s home for what she calls a “business meeting.” Her mother teases her, saying, “I thought this wasn’t a date?” To Robinson, it wasn’t — until she met the ever-so-charming Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers). Obama and Robinson visit countless places on their date, such as an Afro-Culture museum exhibit, a church meeting and a theater to see the film “Do the Right Thing.”
Allowing students of color into the house does not mean that they have the same educational opportunities as their white peers. The students are in arms because they understand this, perhaps even more than administrators.
I looked around the crowd and saw mostly familiar faces. Our words were not falling on any new ears, let alone any ears belonging to a person who had the authority to create immediate action and change.
President Obama has recently pledges to implement a $750 million worth initiative called ConnectED to enhance technology for 99% of the students in the U.S.
The recently implemented portion of the Affordable Care Act gives young adults another way to buy insurance, marking a milestone for what experts say is a population that has traditionally had the highest rate of uninsured people in the U.S.
Roughly 6,000 people in the national movement for clean, renewable energy congregated in Pittsburgh last week to speak out against wasteful energy practices.