February puddles from a moment I took just for myself. And this:
“‘For Ahkeem,’ along with ‘Quest,’ and ‘Step,’ reminds white audiences that it is not enough to agree that black lives matter, but that it is also necessary to try and understand how black lives are lived.”
– Peter Keough for the Boston Globe
From a film review of three recent documentary films, “For Ahkeem,” “Quest,” and “Step,” which chronicle the lives of black teenagers living in America. Three films to watch this February and to consider far longer than that. Related reading: This piece from Courtney Martin about Opportunity Hoarding.