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Civil-rights activists owe to Malcolm X

What today’s civil-rights activists owe to Malcolm X.

Thandisiwe Jackson-Nisan thinks Malcolm X’s political legacy doesn’t get enough recognition. She’s hoping to change that. “We hear about Martin Luther King a lot but we don’t hear as much about Malcolm,” she said. 659 more words

Celebrities

#24: Michael Jackson - 'Childhood' (1995)

Michael Jackson’s tragic life is only the most famous cautionary tale of what happens when you rob a kid of his childhood, thrust him in front of the public eye, and force him to perform out of fear. 495 more words

Babies, Back To One

I recently worked with a set of little girl triplets that set my heart on fire.

I didn’t see them come in, with their minute Irish mom they were the spitting image of, trailed by two doting nannies. 502 more words

Humor

Citizen Kane: Fictional Biopic Masterpiece

Citizen Kane is a movie that I’ve heard about for many years. It left an impact in the pop culture consciousness that resonated down the decades.  1,010 more words

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An emancipated minor

Nineteen eighty-seven was my first year at university. Like a lot of people at this stage of life, I struggled a bit. I moved to a big city, and into a share house. 390 more words

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? (1962) REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS. ©

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? (1962) PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY ROBERT ALDRICH. SCREENPLAY BY LUKAS HELLER. BASED ON THE NOVEL BY HENRY FARRELL. STARRING BETTE DAVIS, JOAN CRAWFORD, VICTOR BUONO, MAIDIE NORMAN, ANNA LEE, B.D. 1,353 more words

Can You Imagine Shirley Temple's Doing That?

As a three-year-old, Shirley Temple appeared on screen for the first time eighty-four years ago this month. The film was a forgettable short (barely 10 minutes) piece called… 652 more words