When The Levees Broke: The Walking Dead

The featured image for this blog post does not come from WTLBbut rather from the widely popular television show The Walking Dead. Although I am bringing a fictional, post-apocalyptic series into my consideration of Lee’s documentary, I cannot help but notice the striking similarities between this iconic image and some of the opening and concluding footage of WTLBContinue reading “When The Levees Broke: The Walking Dead”

When The Levees Broke: Cast Out

When the levees broke, I was twelve-years old and on my way to junior boarding school. Coming from the Springfield public school system, I was never challenged with the specificity of my biracial identity. In that system, I was just another dark face. Continue reading “When The Levees Broke: Cast Out”