An Ethiopian, a mother of two, trained in economics and government, and an accomplished musician. That is Munit Mesfin. A German, a father of one, a guitarist, and a music teacher.
By J. A. Gleichman
Iconographer and painter Laura James is currently creating a permanent installation based on the Stations of the Cross for three churches in Haiti.
Early experiences with racial bias, particularly in the Bible picture books of her childhood, caused James to look away from that faith and then look back.
Reviewed by Andrew DeCort
Amidst strong competition, it’s debatable whether deserved to win this year’s Oscar for Best Picture. But it’s undoubtedly a great movie, and it’s worth paying attention to for at least six reasons.
First, doesn’t hesitate to expose the moral shadiness of the US’s relations with Iran as the backdrop to the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis.