“She’s Gotta Have It” @Turkey 2017

She’s Gotta Have It is provocative art. It is art’s purpose. To move us out of self-created fake news—be it turkey or political and religious rhetoric—into rooms that demand authenticity. She’s Gotta Have It is a contemporary prayer.

Spike Lee’s “Red Hook Summer”

Right now I am meditating upon Spike Lee’s film “Red Hook Summer.” This film–preaches red, walks red, uncovers an evil church red “rat” that needs to be corrected by the community. The implicit recognition that something is very wrong in the African American church experience is this film’s thesis and its “rat.” Mookie (Spike Lee),…