Still On the Case, Because the Times Demand It
From time to time movies, musicals, poems and books are reintroduced to a newer often younger audience. Classics like "High Noon", "The Magnificent Seven" and "West Side Story" come to mind. The stories and messages they convey are timeless and provide lessons learned to succeeding generations. Many Black parents and grandparents lament the fact that their progeny sometimes are unaware of their own history including civil rights leaders, literary figures, artists and elected officials who fought for justice and equality.
Originally published: September 26, 2022
Author: Alvin J. Schexnider
Position: President Emeritus
Institution: Norfolk State University
Published by: Diverse Issues in Higher Education