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Higher Learning: “12 Years A Slave” Headed To High Schools

Many often say that the younger generation does not realize the impact that slavery had on the American culture. Now, students may have to face the reality of slavery by seeing it first-hand in the Academy Award-winning feature film “12 ...
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Big Time: Beyoncé Covers “Most Influential People” Issue

The 11th annual Time 100 has been revealed. According to glossy’s Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs: “The Time 100 is a list of the world’s most influential men and women, not its most powerful.” This year, Beyoncé graces the cover of ...
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Academy Awards: Black Actors Presenting On Hollywood’s Biggest Night

As the 86th Annual Academy Awards ceremony approaches, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron revealed the complete lineup of stars who will present and multiple actors of color have been announced. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Whoopi Goldberg and Sidney ...
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Alfre Woodard: Powerful Performance In “12 Years A Slave”

Sometimes less is more and in “12 Years a Slave,” veteran actress Alfre Woodard has a small, yet powerful, role! In the critically-acclaimed Steve McQueen drama, Woodard plays Mistress Harriet Shaw, who is married to a slave master. The four-time ...
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Breakout Star: Lupita Nyong’o Shines In “12 Years A Slave”

Lupita Nyong’o is the Hollywood fresh face with a breakout role in the critically acclaimed film, “12 Years a Slave.” The Kenyan-bred talent was fresh out of the Yale School of Drama when she landed the part of Patsey in ...
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Big Box Office: “12 Years A Slave” Opens Huge In ...

Fox Searchlight’s critically acclaimed film “12 Years A Slave” had a huge first weekend at the box office this past weekend in limited release. The film, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup as a free black man from upstate ...