Politics – Page 3 – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Dick Gregory Talks Donald Trump Scandal, No Election 2016 & Martial Law

In my formative years, I never got the chance to spend quality time with my maternal or paternal grandparents. I only vaguely remember my maternal grandfather who died just before my 12th birthday. I remember him, mostly, because of his disappointing death … Read More

The Current State of African-American Theatre Affairs: Dramas Through the Directorial Lens of White Directors

I am a freelance African American director who has lived over the past twenty plus years in New York City. For some time now, I’ve observed a number of dramatically written works by African American playwrights being handed over to white directors. A tracking of numerous theatrical … Read More

Donald Trump Organization to Ronald & Agnes Bunn “No Vacancies for Blacks”

The New York Times reports on how the Donald Trump Organzation in 1973 refused to rent an apartment in Flushing, Queens to Ronald and Agnes Bunn. Mr. Bunn is the online publisher of routes-mag.com. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/28/us/politics/donald-trump-housing-race.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0

Remembering Muhammad Ali, “…my honor as a black boy had been defended, my honor as a human being …”

“I’ve got another Joe Louis,” his father, Cassius Clay, exclaimed, full of pride, the first time he saw his young namesake fight, and he was both right and wrong. His son, who later decided to change his name to Muhammad … Read More

Do the Presidential Candidates Care About African-American Art? During the campaign, not one word has been said regarding funding for African American art. Why not?

Leaders of African-American Cultural Institutions are concerned. Read their Open Letters to Hillary, Bernie and Donald. If you, too, have something to say, now is the time. Write US about it. We encourage you to participate, and share your thoughts with the ROUTES community.

Free For All – “B Scene”— A free, film and TV viewing series

May 14, 2016 • 2 – 3:30pm Weeksville Heritage Center 158 Buffalo Avenue Brooklyn Brooklyn Free Speech, a New York Emmy-nominated community television network, presents B Scene— a free, film and TV viewing series that aims to amplify the voices of Brooklyn Free … Read More

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