We know not everyone is looking forward to 2017 but cheer up because this might be a great year for Black America. Don’t believe us, well The Huffington Post made a list of 21 things Black America can look forward to in 2017. We picked the best ones for you!
James Baldwin’s Film Essay “I Am Not Your Negro”
“I Am Not Your Negro” is a new film that tells the narrative of Black America through the eyes of the late writer and activist James Baldwin. The film will explore the writer’s relationships with civil rights icons like MLK and Malcolm X. This among other works coming out this year shows that Black Hollywood films will be dominating 2017. It’s set to release in theaters on February 3.
The Incredible Black Politicians Who Will Hold Office
Yes, Election 2016 was a living nightmare that may not end until 2020. However, there is something to be proud of with the outcome of new black politicians. Senator-elect Kamala Harris, Stockton, CA Mayoral-elect Michael Tubbs and Minnesota Representative-elect Ilhan Omar are just some of the barrier-breaking black politicians we’ll be rooting for in 2017.
The Return Of Our Favorite Black-Led TV Shows
Tupac’s “All Eyez On Me” Biopic
The wait is almost over as one of the greatest emcees biopics will finally grace movie theaters. “All Eyez On Me” film is set to premiere June 16, 2017, which also happens to be the 46th birthday of the iconic music artist.
Any And Everything To Come From Black Twitter
In case we are wrong and this year proves to be dismal like 2016, we can at least look forward to Black Twitter as therapy.
12 Things Black America Can Look Forward To In 2017 was originally published on joycolumbus.com
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