Posts tagged "1980s"
Even with virtually all-white casts, John Hughes' films offered valuable lessons for black teenagers
Like most teenagers in the 1980s, particularly those from Chicago, I was a big fan of John Hughes’ films. And even though none of his main characters looked like me, his films helped me see through some of the race and class divisions that define Chicago as much as his films do. Even as an African-American... Read more »