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Review 'The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975' 9.2.14

(The following is a reprint of my review written on 7.3.14)

One of if not the quintessential documentaries on the Black Power Movement. Athough Racism is still all around us and carries on today, African-American citizens of the United States fought hard for social change and progress, which really took off or gave rise in this era. 239 more words

Chronically (Non) Confrontational: Engaging the "Militant" Black Figure

“Please disabuse yourself of the notion that my purpose on earth is to tuck ignorance in at night.”
~Jesse Williams

A couple of weeks ago, a story crossed my Facebook Newsfeed about statements that actor… 889 more words

Life Lessons

Harry Belafonte To Receive Honorary Academy Award


After years without a proper Oscar nomination, Legendary actor/singer and social activist Harry Belafonte will be getting his due at a stand-alone ceremony later this year. 87 more words

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Harry Belafonte and Hayao Miyazaki Among Academy's Governors Awards Recipients

Via AMPAS

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences votedTuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. 

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King of Calypso Harry Belafonte to receive honorary Oscar...


US actor and singer Harry Belafonte is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

The 87-year-old will be given a humanitarian award for his work as an activist on racism and equality issues. 121 more words

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Nat King Cole / Johnny Mercer - Save the Bones for Henry Jones

Live on the Nat King Cole Show.

Versions abound but one of my reasons for posting this song is Dr. John‘s on his album “Mercernary”, worth a listen as a contrast. 47 more words

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Harry Belafonte To Receive Honorary Academy Award

After years without a proper Oscar nomination, Legendary actor/singer and social activist Harry Belafonte will be getting his due at a stand-alone ceremony later this year. 71 more words

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