Movie Biz: Films to watch during Black History Month

For a long time, I’m ashamed to admit, I’ve been dismissive of Black History Month. Just as I’ve been dismissive of Women’s History Month. And Secretary’s Day. I mean, there’s no Boss’s Day, right? No White Men’s History Month. If you’ve got power, you don’t need token recognition. But in the wake of the last year — beginning with George Floyd and ending with … well, who knows it’ll ever end — symbolic acknowledgement has somehow become more important. So here are…

For a long time, I’m ashamed to admit, I’ve been dismissive of Black History Month. Just as I’ve been dismissive of Women’s History Month. And Secretary’s Day. I mean, there’s no Boss’s Day, right? No White Men’s History Month. If you’ve got power, you don’t need token recognition. But in the wake of the last year — beginning with George Floyd and ending with … well, who knows it’ll ever end — symbolic acknowledgement has somehow become more important. So here are…

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