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Review of Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday

The whole time I watched Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday I thought, “Ignorance is bliss,” an adage to which I used to wholeheartedly subscribe. And now I know that after so many years of breathing (an accomplishment) … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Nope

I have immense respect for Denzel Washington and his acting chops. It doesn’t hurt that he is a particularly gorgeous black man.  The last thing I saw him in was August Wilson’s Fences (2016) starring opposite Viola Davis. Then I … Continue reading

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Review of Men Sa Lanme Di by Arnold Antonin

Men Sa Lanme Di (Ainsi Parla la Mer) (So Spoke the Sea), a short by the wonderful Arnold Antonin, is a meditation on and by Mother Ocean. The title echoes that of the celebrated noiriste, Jean Price Mars’ ethnographic study, … Continue reading

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Review of BaddDDD SONIA SANCHEZ

So, I’ve been taking guitar lessons for a little over a month. I’m a terrible student, easily moving from one Saturday to the next without so much as looking in the direction of my instrument, propped up in the living … Continue reading

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Trois Machetes Review

I mentioned last week that the Clintons have done some real harm in Haiti. In the name of transparency I will provide evidence of the most obvious and egregious ways that the pair has compounded Haitian suffering, rather than alleviate … Continue reading

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Review of Antebellum

I was really excited when I learned about the release of the new film starring Janelle Monáe, Antebellum (2020) so when it made its way to video I jumped to pluck down my precious $19.99 to watch the brilliance that … Continue reading

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