I recently gave a talk at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts about the film Daughters of the Dust by Julie Dash. It is an amazing film – it is definitely in my Top 10 list of all time favorites. So I thought I would share this recent video about the Gullah who are the formerly enslaved Africans featured in the film.
To follow my earlier post, a performance by the master:
The influx of white folks to the new Harlem has led to many a grande folie! Shades of Godmother.