Jamie Hector: Portrait of an Artist | Brooklyn Magazine The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life.

The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life.

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Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee | The Philadelphia Tribune The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for "Mudbound."

The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for “Mudbound.”

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Harry Belafonte tells crowd at likely last public appearance: ‘We shall overcome’ | The Guardian Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’

Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’

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Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great – GQ But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”

But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in ‘Moonlight,’ Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that “in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”

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