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Selma

Selma Captures the Civil Rights Movement
In All Its Imperfect Glory

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Selma, Alabama, 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, names, places, and times that all come to mind when discussing the Civil Rights Movement; however, Selma is more

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Butler

American History Through the Eyes of The Butler

Friday, August 16th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Lee Daniels manages to elicit award-winning performances from his actors. Halle Berry won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in

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Gabrielle

Gabrielle Union’s Transformation –
From Mean Girl to Great Gal

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
by on Living Around

Gabrielle Monique Union seemed to have it all. The beautiful and talented young woman achieved success at an early age. While majoring in sociology at

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Seth

Oscar 2013 – A Season of Firsts

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
by on Playing Around

There will be many firsts at the Oscars this year. Seth MacFarlane will host for the first time. For the first time in 31 years,

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Vicki Abelson: Move Over Gertrude Stein

Friday, December 31st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Distracted and wet, uncombed hair dripping onto her hastily tied robe, Vicki Abelson opened the front door expecting a package delivery or the like. Standing

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Precious—A Story of Survival

Friday, February 26th, 2010
by on Playing Around

A movie about a 350-pound African-American girl physically abused by her mother and sexually abused by her father seems like a long shot to win

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