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Dear Hollywood...Once was Enough

The 3:30 Project is a collaborative blog by life long friends: Maggie, Mary Margaret, and Jillian. Several months ago, we wrote about our favorite movies—the ones we return to again and again. 996 more words



My father was born in those days when coca cola’s ad campaign simply read ‘Drink Coca cola’; my guess is nobody gave a damn about your feelings let alone how they tasted; the mid-20th century. 497 more words


Lupita Nyong'o: Excellence From The Start

L U P I T A . N Y O N G’ O

Lupita Nyong’o captivated a global audience after her outstanding performance in Steve McQueen’s… 839 more words

African Talent

Black movies: the new Whitespliotation?

Are movies with Black casts made to make White audiences feel good? 1,267 more words

Pop Culture

Is Historical Perspective Gone with the Wind?

When a friend of mine was halfway through her English Ph.D. program at Berkeley, she told me she could no longer read Shakespeare because he was “too sexist.” 943 more words

Garret Dillahunt Joins The Gifted

Garret Dillahunt has joined the cast of Fox’s upcoming X-Men series The Gifted. Dillahunt has been cast as Roderick Campbell, the villain is known in the comics as Ahab. 70 more words


Television Telling it Like it Is in the Real World

Diane de Beer

If you aren’t watching American Crime, the latest series which started about two weeks ago, try to get to see it.

Proving the relevance of current television, the series – now in its third season – has dealt with racism and… 569 more words