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Roma

Roma is a Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuaron. It’s a look at the day to day life of an upper middle class Mexican family in 1971 and their housekeepers. There is really not much more to it… Story: From what I’ve read, this story is somewhat autobiographical… drawing from Cuaron’s upbringing in […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

James Baldwin was a voice ahead of his time. He defined intellectual at a time when his level of intellectual was reserved only for the elite. Only now are we getting a revisit from James Baldwin in the form of an, “Ah Ha…” In his time, he was labeled a communist, a reactionary, a militant. […]

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Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book was a guidebook for Black travelers throughout the South during segregation to help them find friendly motels and restaurants. It was written by Victor Hugo Green and published from 1936 to 1966. The film Green Book is the story of Don Shirley and Tony Vallelonga. Shirley was a classical and […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is the story of the rock band Queen. For those of you who don’t know, they were an English band during the 1970’s and ‘80‘s with a front man by the name of Freddie Mercury. This story tells their journey from struggling artists to rock royalty… We also get an introduction to the […]

Biographical Drama
 
 
 
 
 

BlacKkKlansman

I confess I’m not much of a Spike Lee fan, but, over time, I’ve learned to process his filmmaking for the social consciousness he intends. And over time, his films have become more thoughtful and less beat-you-over-the-head. BlacKkKlansman is the next iteration of Spike Lee storytelling… It’s the story of a Black police detective who […]


 
 
 

 

Miss Universe 2011

I think some people have begun to read this post thinking to themselves, “How is Miss Universe a significant topic in diversity? Well, settle in… Miss Universe 2011 was crowned recently. She’s Miss Angola. Angola as i...
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Football Could Be A Deal-Breaker

So BA: My husband is obsessed with Football.  What can I do to get him away from the TV and those endless Football games?     JLA   So JLA: Nothing.  Leave him alone.  Take your credit card and go to the mall with one...
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UPS = Bad Business

The people who work at UPS don’t understand customer service. Let me tell you why… So I had a package that was being sent to me from a retailer. I gave the retailer my complete address. The retailer sent the package...
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The Paperboy

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Our Review 2 / 5 - Below Average
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Ruth Madoff

The Details: Ruth Madoff is the wife of Bernard Madoff. Mr. Madoff is of course in jail for creating the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. The Madoff’s lived as a wealthy couple on New York’s Upper East Side until Berna...
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A Williams-Sonoma Story…

This is a true story of discrimination… There is a Williams-Sonoma store in Washington D.C. Most of the clientele in this store is white suburban women and white soccer moms. I have a friend named Kia – Sophisticate...
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