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In the Heat of the Night

It seems appropriate to post this, since today has been the hottest day since the last day on which temperatures were at the same level as today. 67 more words


Happy Father's Day

“I decided in my life that I would do
nothing that did not reflect positively
on my father’s life.”
Sidney Poitier

Shine On


“But my dad also was a remarkable man,
a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity.”

~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE
Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat…

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"They call me Mr. Tibbs!" : 'In the Heat of the Night' - Norman Jewison (1967)

1967 was a pretty stellar year for the movies. Anne Bancroft drew Dustin Hoffman into all sorts of trouble in The Graduate,  Paul Newman ate fifty hard boiled eggs and stuck it to ‘the Man’ in… 946 more words


Jamie Foxx and Steve Harvey in a Priceless Video!

Tears came to my eyes looking at this.  THIS is the way it should be.  Us Black folks in the older generation should go out of our way, like Oprah and Quincy Jones, and Sidney Poitier did in this example, to help and counsel Black folks in younger generations.  35 more words

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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