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The Woman Who Allegedly Created...

..The Matrix & Terminator Series

By Ken Hare

Chicago Defender Staff Writer

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Ever heard of the name Sophia Stewart? She is the Black woman who alleges to have written the international Hollywood blockbuster movies “The Matrix” and “The Terminator.” The Chicago Defender is working on this developing story and how she alleges in a decade-long lawsuit against the then-Wachowski Brothers, Warner Brothers, and others that they stole her manuscript. 32 more words


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Was Percocet Found In Prince's System?

A day after it was revealed singer Prince was to meet an addiction doctor shortly before his April 21 death, a source close to the investigation revealed the painkiller Percocet was present in his body when he was found in the elevator of his Paisley Park home. 365 more words


WATCH: POTUS & FLOTUS Celebrate Star Wars Day

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It’s no secret that President Barack Obama is a fan of Star Wars. So it came as no surprise on Wednesday when he and First Lady… 186 more words


Across the Globe with Service-Learning

By Ruthanne Bandy

This summer three Northeastern University faculty members will lead Dialogues of Civilization (DOC) with a service-learning component. These faculty members are charged with fostering an environment of learning and growth for their students, while respecting the country in which they are guests. 844 more words

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Utah Teacher Punished For Using N-Word In Class

A Utah school district made it clear that it’s never OK for teachers to use the N-word in the classroom. That’s why officials at the Weber School District said they took administrative action against a White teacher, the… 294 more words