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Week 4 / June 5-11, 2017

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Lillies of the Field (1963)

I love Poitier because I’m a goddamn American film fan, but I’m not quite sure how I built that foundation for love without witnessing the pure joy that is him buddying up with German nuns near my beloved Tucson, AZ. 280 more words

1967 - A Banner Year On Race

In 1967, Secretary of State, Dean Rusk’s daughter married a nigger.

“As I noted in an earlier blog, the year 1967 marked an important milestone in interracial marriage history. 73 more words

Gene Wilder Weekend - Stir Crazy (1980)

Director: Sidney Poitier

Writer: Bruce Jay Friedman (Screenplay)

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams, Miguel Angel Suarez, Craig T Nelson

 

Plot: Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn’t commit, however, no prison cell can keep them locked in. 331 more words

Comedy

I Am Not Your Negro (Baldwin)

Do I give Raoul Peck – the director of the film and the one who put the script together – authorial credit? What about the editor? 300 more words

Non-fiction

Saturday May 27, 2017 -- NYTimes Crossword No. 0422


I got two long crossers right away: 4D: RICKSPRINGFIELD and 19A: JACKASSTHEMOVIE, which really helped my completion time today. 38 minutes may not seem fast to you, but often a Saturday puzzle will take me an hour or more. 134 more words

NYTimes Crossword

Jamie Foxx Reveals Oprah Winfrey Saved Him From Alcoholism

Jamie Foxx is currently making the media rounds to promote his new FOX game show Beat Shazam which premieres May 25. One of his latest media stops was to… 291 more words

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Watch Jamie Foxx's Emotional Story Of How Oprah Saved Him From Himself

Many people may remember how the movie Ray, based off the late Ray Charles, catapulted Jamie Foxx‘s career to new heights. He’s now revealed that all of this could have gone down hill if it wasn’t for the big O. 223 more words

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