Tags » Lorraine Toussaint

...keep marching on

Of all of this year’s “based on actual events” best picture nominees films (there are four of them), the protagonist of Ava DuVernay’s “Selma”, the story of the history march from Selma to Montgomery, is without a doubt, the most well-known. 642 more words

FELON FRIDAY: Yvonne "Vee" Parker

Yvonne “Vee” Parker was merely alluded to in season one in conversation between Taystee and Poussey about Taystee’s childhood; however, once she steps onto the scene in season two, we know immediately that Red (and Gloria Mendoza) have a new opposing “businesswoman” on their hands. 1,028 more words


'Forever' fan recap: We are family

Season 1 | Episode 15 | “The King of Columbus Circle” | Aired Feb 10, 2015

Forever keeps finding interesting ways for Henry’s long and complicated past to make its way into his present. 871 more words

Happy MLK Day! See “Selma” and See Your Past, Your Present, and Your Future

I have seen a good ten movies or more in the theaters in the last four weeks, and I had not anticipated any of them as much as “Selma,” for obvious reasons. 340 more words


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Over the last couple of weeks, a controversy has been brewing over this film’s depiction of the relationship between MLK & LBJ (because there is apparently nothing else going on in the world that might want to occupy our attention). 250 more words

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