I want to see Strata grow like Malcolm X did: Character development in Chi-Raq.

Spike Lee's Joints 2

There is a difference between a woman who thinks she is incapable of doing anything and a woman who knows she has been capable of making visible change in places that the patriarchy has made it hard for her to reach. In Lee’s Chi-Raq, I didn’t see any leader of the sex strike who seemed to have the latter belief. By keeping that type of woman outside the film, Lee makes it hard for me to imagine that she exists in the world he claims to address through his movie, Chi-Raq.

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