Defying the odds against her, Bessie Smith became
one of the most acclaimed performing and recording artists of the 1920s and ’30s. HBO has posted a trailer for Bessie, which stars Queen Latifah as the troubled singer. 41 more words
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Arthur: You tell your mother that’s not true.
Alike: You already know.
Arthur: No, I don’t know. You tell your mom it’s just a phase.
Starring Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, Aasha Davis.
Premiered at Sundance 2011. Won Excellence in Cinematography. Best Independent Film and Best Breakthrough Performance (Oduye) at African-American Film Critics Association. 622 more words
I’m not very attached to New Year’s resolutions, but I end up making them every year anyway. They’re usually vague and pretty universal like gain more confidence, work harder and stop watching crappy TLC reality shows (jokes, as if anyone wants to let go of My Strange Addiction). 877 more words