by Aleshea Harris
“People could not heal if they did not know the truth,” declares Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu early in filmmaker Lydia Hicks’ new documentary-in-progress, Rediscovering the Scientist. Indeed, healing by way of seeking truth is the major driving force of this absorbing new film, which critically examines erasure of people of color in science history and highlights multicultural contributions to the field.
Detectives say a recent college graduate was on the phone with her mother when she was brutally attacked and murdered.
On Friday, James Harris was charged with murdering 27-year-old Jasmine Wright.
Authorities allege Harris was waiting for Wright inside her apartment on July 16. When Wright came home, she was on the phone with her mother, who heard a scuffle before the phone went dead.