12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture: 2014 Oscars The Academy Awards offers a night of recognition and magic to all of those responsible for bringing the films we have enjoyed to life before our eyes on the silver screen. The 2014, 86th annual Academy Awards was filled with all the excitement any dream capturing moment can hold.
Spike Lee Talks Gentrification Spike Lee was invited to speak at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York as part of the Black History program. During the lecture, the legendary film director interrupted a question that was centered on the good or bad in gentrification. Before the question could be formed, Lee gave a passionate response to the effects of gentrification and the people who have become a part of those historic neighborhoods.