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Who is Your Audience?

It was Mother’s Day in Port Hope. In a small house, gray clapboard with blue shutters, the phone rang. Her walker was handy, but so was the phone this time. 945 more words

johnlink ranks THE DEFIANT ONES (1958)

Everyone has holes in their film seeing world. I haven’t watched anything from Bollywood. I haven’t seen very many musicals. I’ve seen very little of the 30s-40s western genre. 807 more words

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April 13 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – April 13 *

1723 – The governor of Massachusetts issues a proclamation on
the “fires which have been designedly and… 330 more words

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Spotlight on African-Americans on Broadway

From the establishment of the African Grove Theatre in 1821 in New York City  to the plays of August Wilson on Broadway a new picture book showcases the images of African Americans who headlined Broadway Marquees.   34 more words


No Way Out (1950) - Sidney Poitier's Movie Debut

Part social commentary and part film noir, No Way Out‘s theme is racism and it has really aged well, partially because the film manages to never allow its message to slow down the film with long, implausible speeches or sententious dialogue. 1,192 more words


Sunday Open Thread | Sidney Poitier Week

Celebrating Sidney Poitier Humanitarian and Civil Rights advocate.

Sidney Poitier “predicts” Barack Obama (1967)

Oprah’s Dinner of a Lifetime with Sidney Poitier (Part 1-4)

August 12, 2009 President Barack Obama honors Sidney Poitier with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Saturday Open Thread | Sidney Poitier Week

Have a great weekend everyone!

We continue with Mr. Sidney Poitier Week!

In the Heat of the Night


Buck and the Preacher

Love this movie! 974 more words

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