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Filmaker Julie Dash on WUNC's The State of Things

The State of Things with Frank Stasio WUNC-FM Daughters of the Dust Filmmaker Julie Dash made history with her movie, “Daughters of the Dust.” In 1991, it became the first full-length feature by an African-American woman to receive a general theatrical release. The critically acclaimed movie tells the story of the Peazant family, a clan of Gullah Island dwellers who are divided by the decision to leave their isolated life and move to the mainland.
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WUNC: Meet Cathy Davidson

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man (2 years ago)

The State of Things with Frank Stasio WUNC (90.7) Meet Cathy Davidson As a child, Cathy Davidson pulled on a nun's veil, blew up her friend's basement, and got herself kicked out of elementary school twice and high school four times... Read Post

Filmmaker Julie Dash to Speak at Duke on 20th Anniversary of 'Daughters of the Dust'

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man (3 years ago)

Durham, NC - On the 20th anniversary of its release, Julie Dash will discuss her film "Daughters of the Dust" following the film's screening at Duke University on Thursday, Sept. 8. The film, which kicks off the Duke African and Afr... Read Post

Black Feminism Today: Beverly Guy-Sheftall on WUNC's 'The State of Things'

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man (2 years ago)

The State of Things w/ Frank Stasio | WUNC 91.5 Black Feminism Today In 1970, Beverly Guy-Sheftall helped create the first women’s studies department at Spelman College, and it became the first and only department of its kind at a h... Read Post


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