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Marvel Sets Sights on Selma’s Ava DuVernay to Direct Black Panther Movie

Fresh off the major success of her film Selma, which followed the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being eyed by Marvel to help tell the story of its first iconic Black super hero. 468 more words

The Streets

Freedom of Speech versus Criminal Thugs

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/417903/americans-have-right-insult-islam-rich-lowry

Once, I accidentally read this lady’s blog post and felt the need to wash my hands afterward. ( I am no friend of hers.) And the Right is acting like its tribal self over this incident. 1,028 more words

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essay canon dispatch no. 5 -- "The White Album" by Joan Didion (70's)

Representing the seventies in the CNF essay canon is Joan Didion’s landmark piece which opens her second collection of nonfiction. i cant find it online sadly. 1,389 more words

Book Report

“if we can get a groove happening, we’ll probably be all right”

Jean-Luc Godard punched the producer in the face and then stormed out of the theater.

(Before you read/skim more: I have a lot of thoughts about Godard and the film One Plus One, and I apologize that this post is so scattered. 776 more words

Response

Death of a Revolutionary :George Jacskon Soledad Brother

Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox has made quite an impression on her “Orange Is The New Black” co-stars.
Taryn Manning, aka Pennsatucky, stopped by “The HuffPost Show” on Friday and said that Cox’s wise words about gay and trans issues have helped many of show’s actors and actresses understand the nuances of the LGBT community. 15 more words

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YOU NEED THIS! 'Detroit67: The Year That Changed Soul' by Stuart Cosgrove

Big respect to Stuart Cosgrove on the publication of this 610 page tome. Detroit67: The Year That Changed Soul is clearly a labour of love and with urban strife in the US escalating daily this book is an essential read. 154 more words

Deep Stuff

Martin Luther King vs. Malcolm X

    As you most likely know, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X both fought for the rights of African americans in America fifty years ago. They did so in very different ways. 365 more words

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