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The Dark Tower (2017) Rated PG-13

A boy has visions of a dark tower under attack by a man in black. He joins forces with the tower’s guardian to stop the destruction. Based on the series by Stephen King. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, and Tom … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

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Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten (2021) Rated NR

100 years later, we look at the explosion of violence that happened in the Black Wall Street district of Tulsa that was destroyed by a mob of white residents. Starring Michel Martin. This documentary helps bring to light the history … Continue reading

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Run the World (Starz) Rated TV-MA

Four friends from Harlem strive to rule the world. Starring Andrea Bordeaux, Tosin Morohunfola, and Corbin Reid.  I actually thought this show wasn’t half bad. It’s very reminiscent of Sex and the City. We have four black women of Harlem … Continue reading

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The People v. The Klan (CNN) Rated NR

  On the morning of March 21, 1981, Michael Donald was found hanging from a tree in a Klan neighborhood of Mobile, Alabama. As the police tried to investigate who could be responsible for his death, the local Black communities … Continue reading

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VH1 Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition (VH1) Rated NR

Love & Hip Hop cast members from all four shows gather to celebrate Black achievements and discuss social issues. Starring Adiz Benson, Trick Daddy, and Momma Dee. This reunion comes at a timely manner. The cast members discuss everything from … Continue reading

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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First Sunday (2008) Rated PG-13

Two petty criminals try to rob a church, but someone on the staff beat them to it, so they spend the night with the staff to get the money. Starring Ice Cube, Katt Williams, and Tracy Morgan. This film is … Continue reading

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Smoke: Marijuana + Black America (2020) Rated NR

This documentary follows the history of Marijuana in the black communities. Starring Kamala D. Harris, Nasir “Nas” Jones, and Cory Booker. I’m still not a fan of Marijuana – even with all the positive usage of the drug, I still … Continue reading

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The Vote (2020) Rated PG

The vote chronicles the campaign for women’s right to vote. Starring Kate Burton, Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, Patricia Clarkson, and Mae Whitman. This year marks the one-hundredth year since the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women’s right to vote. … Continue reading

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