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Leonard Pitts: Georgia cop shooting as outrageous as Freddie Gray's death

The AJC investigation into the Caroline Small police shooting death in South Georgia continues to draw national attention. On Wednesday, nationally-syndicated Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts said Small’s 2010 death is… 295 more words


Fruitvale Station

If you want a movie to induce tears, Fruitvale Station, directed by Ryan Coogler and released in 2013, would be a fantastic choice. Everything about this film is well done. 132 more words


Knee Jerk Racism When Casting Movie Roles

This is a delicate post for me to write.  I live in a country (USA) where the issue of racism is probably more prevalent in the media than it’s been in twenty years.   1,015 more words

Geek Rant

Thank you, Sly, for handing our Rocky over to a smart new Creed

Not one bit of the movie franchise fanfare this year has gone to the rebirth of the tale of the tough boxer from Philadelphia who could take on all the punches, literally and figuratively, the world could throw at him. 832 more words


oakland police prepare for riots

OAKLAND, CA (KGO) — Oakland police would like to think there will not be any violence after the verdict is announced in the Oscar Grant case, but based on riots in the past, the city is preparing to handle any reaction that might erupt. 225 more words

Revolting World