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Entertainment Review of Chicago Talent: Take the Stage

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The premiere season and episode of the reality project, Chicago Talent: Take the Stage takes a look at the importance and authenticity of talent in urban communities. From the start of the premiere episode, we see a young talent named Logan Cruz surrounded by a group of people focusing on her fire breathing …

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Ava DuVernay’s 13th: the Loophole that Keeps Slavery Alive

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More than anything else, the United States of America has become the land of the paradox. Its metaphorical pearly white gates are plastered with words like freedom, democracy, and hope, but past those gates, the U.S. is fueled by words like crime, terrorism, and punishment. Ava DuVernay’s recently released Netflix documentary, 13th, begins with a …

Nina Simone Documentary to Premiere on Netflix in June

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After premiering at the Sundance film festival in January, the highly-anticipated documentary on renowned musician and vocalist Nina Simone, is headed for the small screen. The film, entitled “What Happened, Miss Simone?” directed by Liz Garbus, is set to hit select theatres and Netflix on June 26. The documentary combines previously-unheard interviews, rare concert footage, ...

Imagine A Future

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Sunday afternoon at the Tribeca Film Festival, Proctor and Gamble's My Black Is Beautiful, an organization that celebrates the diverse beauty of African-American women and fosters self-esteem, debuted a documentary called "Imagine A Future: My Black Is Beautiful." The film, which is co-directed by Shola Lynch and Lisa Cortes, follows Janet Goldsboro, a teenager from Delaware, who is struggling ...

BRONZE MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WIFF

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By special guest contributor Suzette A. Kelly (Sarahi House of Fashion) (All photos courtesy of Kendrick Rahmings)  JoMarie Payton  Yvonne McCormack-Lyons president and founder of Women's International Film & Arts Festival welcomed everyone to the 2011 film festival which is being held in Hollywood, FL and Aventura, FL with a red carpet kickoff party at the Broward Center for ...