It’s all the rage

An intelligent discussion of the first movie that is tempting me into a cinema in ages. The film, like this article,  opens shockingly with the bombing of a church by white supremacists. Let’s call them terrorists, it’s all the rage.

http://theconversation.com/its-dangerous-to-draw-parallels-between-selma-and-today-37235?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Weekend+Conversation+-+2419&utm_content=The+Weekend+Conversation+-+2419+CID_f257b679c0ae38a0bf3823cee90d82f4&utm_source=campaign_monitor_uk&utm_term=Its%20dangerous%20to%20draw%20parallels%20between%20Selma%20and%20today

I’m not sure when I first heard the track ‘Alabama’ by John Coltrane, it was either in the Upper Sixth or at university. I knew that it was an elegy for those children. Somehow it seeped into my consciousness of a world full of privilege and bullying.

Southern Man.

They call Alabama the Crimson Tide…

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