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What I Hear When You Say | PBS

Source: http://www.pbs.org/whatihear/home/?elqTrackId=cba6f463040b4a6691bc0db3e2ba1978&elq=7042f96fed6c441d8284bfdcbe4a0b9c&elqaid=3146&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=1630 The link added above is from a new documentary-type series that features issues that currently affect our society in terms of diversity and the aspects of our culture that makes us uniquely diverse. The PBS series is helmed by veteran News Anchor/Analyst/Documentary filmmaker Soledad O'Brien. Mrs. O'Brien is no stranger to producing content… Continue reading What I Hear When You Say | PBS

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She’s Gotta Have It: The Revival of a Cinema Classic

She's Gotta Have It (2017) is the perfect example of renewing a classic tale and bringing it into this decade as new. From the portrayals of the characters to the musical stylings selected to move the storyline of each show along, Spike Lee and Netflix have captured a cinema and television gold. Taking place in… Continue reading She’s Gotta Have It: The Revival of a Cinema Classic

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GIANTS Equals Millennial Trials and Triumphs Personified

There have been many articles, research papers and media reports done on various aspects of the millennial generation. Some of them have been praising of our diverseness in both mindset and ethnicity while others have been critical of perceived characteristics that most feel are befitting of an entire generation that does not paint a positive… Continue reading GIANTS Equals Millennial Trials and Triumphs Personified

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Acrimony: The New Film That Explores the Consequences of Living Resentfully (Partial Spoilers)

What happens when you've invested in something or someone and that person or idea doesn't yield the results you expected it would? That ROI just doesn't measure up and you're stuck with the consequences. Well on March 30th, Tyler Perry sought to answer and explore that scenario with his latest film release, Acrimony. Backed by… Continue reading Acrimony: The New Film That Explores the Consequences of Living Resentfully (Partial Spoilers)

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EVOLVE: A Generational Celebration of Black Culture and The Arts

Photo courtesy and credit to google.com By Shanita Hicks On March 30, 2018, ASU Jonesboro had the pleasure of hosting a highly entertaining and celebratory fashion and art show entitled EVOLVE. For an hour and a half, the patrons that attended the event got the opportunity to witness black culture and artistic excellence from the… Continue reading EVOLVE: A Generational Celebration of Black Culture and The Arts

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Black Panther Phenomenon (No Spoilers)

The phenomenal movie was released a little over a month ago and it has shattered records and even received the green light on creating a Black Panther 2. Helmed and written by the young Hollywood director Ryan Coogler, Black Panther has truly ushered in a new wave of not only comic movie releases but as… Continue reading Black Panther Phenomenon (No Spoilers)

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Fences: The Phenomenal Feature that Explores Life’s Complicating Layers

(Review: Contains Spoilers) By: Shanita Hicks Overall Rating: 5/5 Storytelling & Storyline Fences, which released nationwide on Christmas day follows the all too common and phenomenally relatable story of an man and his family processing and coping with life's most unforeseen and dream deferring lessons. Based on the play written by the late August Wilson, Fences surrounds… Continue reading Fences: The Phenomenal Feature that Explores Life’s Complicating Layers