School Daze

Houstonion Justin Simien is the writer & director of Dear White People. He joined the Madd Hatta Morning Show to talk about why he wrote the movie, his Third Ward background, comparisons to School Daze and why he wants to create a new TV show like A Different World. Related: ‘Dear White People’ Goes From YouTube […]

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since Spike Lee dropped his classic joint School Daze, the film that introduced the world to Black…

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was…

Spike Lee has never been one to shy away from controversy.  In the 1988 film School Daze, Lee gives a semi-autobiographical account of his experience attending Morehouse College, the historically all male black institution in Atlanta, Georgia.  With a satirical eye, Lee explored hot-button topics such as colorism, misogyny, class divisions and apartheid. While School Daze […]

Over at TheFreshexpress columnist TheUppityNegro takes on the fun challenge of ranking the four most popular fictional HBCUS from film and TV: Hillman College, Mission College, Atlanta A&T University and Truth University.