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The Butler

We took our Terminale €uropéenne students to the cinema this afternoon to see “The Butler”. I absolutely loved it (apart from the bit with Dr King in the hotel room, as I think I might have snoozed just for a few moments !!). 12 more words

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Era un mondo in bianco e nero

Un prologo nelle piantagioni di cotone che hanno lo stesso sapore di sangue di quelle di Django Unchained di Quentin Tarantino, la magistrale interpretazione di Forest Whitaker, la lotta estenuante dei neri contro la violenza, l’ignoranza e contro la propria dignità, per poi giungere all’epilogo che in realtà è solo l’inizio di una Nazione Libera, senza più leggi razziali né terrore, con il primo Presidente nero degli Stati Uniti d’America. 183 more words

COVERED: Taraji P. Henson Covers 'Upscale' & Shares Behind The Scenes Snapshots

Taraji P. Henson is stunning on the April cover of Upscale Magazine!

The actress showed off her killer body and effortless grace in the photo spread style by… 40 more words

Stars

REVIEW: The Butler

No, DC Comics has not given a spin-off movie to Alfred, Batman’s butler ( though I’m sure it’s only a matter of time) this is Lee Daniel’s The Butler. 836 more words

Pop Think: It's Show BUSINESS, Stupid

To paraphrase and parody Mr. Rod Serling, “Picture, if you will, a world where Chevrolet only marketed to Redheads, Allstate only to brown eyed homeowners and Microsoft only to people measuring 5’10 or taller. 1,771 more words

12 Years A Slave

Our Heroes Past

After watching a couple of movies that highlight our African story I realize that I’m privileged.

To have been born in an era where girls can be seen and heard (who knows, maybe I would have had to use a male alias and a typewriter to blog if not- that’s if I hadn’t already been hung to death for my outspoken ways) 506 more words

Bouillabaisse, followed by bedside banter

On the weekend I decided to make bouillabaisse. The Beast, not being a fan of seafood, was unenthusiastic. I looked at a couple of recipes–one from Julia Child, a good place to start, and another from… 739 more words

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