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Posts tagged with "12 Years a Slave"

Can we talk? The N-Word has got to go!

Can we talk? The N-Word has got to go!

Mar. 5 | I’ve written hundreds of columns over the years but never about the N-Word. It is a term that makes my temperature rise and my skin boil. First of all, we should not be having this open discussion or debate. But the N-Word won’t go away, primarily...

Few acting roles for Black females

Few acting roles for Black females

Jan. 5 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Final installment of a four-part series 12 Years a Slave made five out of nine top-10 films of 2013 lists by movie critics, and Fruitvale Station made two such lists; these two movies featured Black...

Best response to Twelve Years a Slave: Join the struggle

Best response to Twelve Years a Slave: Join the struggle

Dec. 4 | A Political Review By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer     The much-anticipated release of the movie depiction of the harrowing and horrific experience of Solomon Northup when he was snatched into slavery did not disappoint. I found myself...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Oct. 23 | 12 Years a Slave Area premiere Steve McQueen’s newest feature is based on the true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom, as chronicled in the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup — a free Black man kidnapped and sold into slavery...
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