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An ICON MANN Salute To Sidney Poitier – Ebony Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem.

Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem.

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I Am Evidence (2017 Tribeca Film Festival Review) – Paste Magazine In June of 2016, Anna Clark wrote an in-depth piece for Elle about an astounding amount of untested, forgotten rape kits piled up in Detroit. The article highlighted the victims—the majority of whom were black women—and the undaunted pursuit of justice undertaken by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, with brutal statistics supported by interspersed tales of survivors attempting to live their lives after seeing their cases mishandled by uncaring, biased police bureaucracy.

In June of 2016, Anna Clark wrote an in-depth piece for Elle about an astounding amount of untested, forgotten rape kits piled up in Detroit. The article highlighted the victims—the majority of whom were black women—and the undaunted pursuit of justice undertaken by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, with brutal statistics supported by interspersed tales of survivors attempting to live their lives after seeing their cases mishandled by uncaring, biased police bureaucracy.

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#SaveUnderground: Aisha Hinds on Freedom Dreams and Revolutionary Art – The Root Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network.

Last week, WGN America announced that it had canceled the critically acclaimed and riveting historical drama Underground. Allegedly moving in a more conservative, programming direction, the network is leaving behind a show that introduced millions of viewers to the relatively unknown network.

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes 1st Black Woman to Direct Superhero Movie – The Root Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film.

Sony is already creating a buzz for its upcoming film Silver & Black, the studio’s film starring classic Spider-Man characters Silver Sable and Black Cat, by announcing that writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct the film.

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New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30 – New York Amsterdam News Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.

Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.

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‘Uncode’ Series Seeks to ‘Undo the Miseducation’ Perpetrated on Black Community by Mainstream Media – Atlanta Black Star For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”

For the creators of “Uncode,” a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can be summed up in a single phrase: “Damn good.”

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