Tag Archives: race

Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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The American Presidency with Bill Clinton (History) Rated NR

This series, produced by President Bill Clinton, looks at former Presidents’ struggles with keeping a more perfect union in six themed episodes on race, extremism, the struggle for rights, presidential vision, and global power. Starring Bill Clinton, H.W. Brands, and … Continue reading

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O.J. : Made in America (2016) Rated TV-MA

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson while exploring race and celebrity in America. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, and Muhammad Ali. I thought this is an interesting look at how O.J. grew up and how race … Continue reading

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Race (2016) Rated PG-13

Jesse Owens becomes the greatest track and field athlete in history and is thrust into the spotlight in the 1936 Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. This film is a typical sports film … Continue reading

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ZIWE (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

ZIWE hosts a variety show that challenges the comforts of America with race, politics, and cultural issues. Starring Ziwe Fumudoh, Cole Escola, and Patti Harrison. At first glance, I really thought this show was stupid. I’m still thinking it’s not … Continue reading

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Race to the Center of the Earth (NatGeo) Rated NR

An extreme non-elimination competition follows four groups of adventurers; each team starts at a different corner of the world to find the buoy in the middle of the ocean. Starring Chris Payne Gilbert. This is kind of a knock off … Continue reading

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Lucifer (Fox) Rated TV-14

Lucifer is tired of Hell and has decided to understand humanity, so he heads to Los Angeles. Starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, and Kevin Alejandro. This is a fantasy show on who and what Lucifer is. I thought the writers … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, January 19, 2021

 The Climb (R) A look at the friendship between two guys that spans over many years. Starring Michael Angelo Covino, Kyle Marvin, Gayle Rankin  Ammonite (R) 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent … Continue reading

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Just Mercy (2019) Rated PG-13

A civil rights lawyer takes on a case of a condemned man on death row. Based on the book and true story of Bryan Stevenson. Starring Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., and Michael Harding. This film isn’t the best written, … Continue reading

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Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special (2020) Rated NR

Alicia Keys hosts this news special with experts to talk about race and racial injustice. Starring Tabitha Brown, Keedron Bryant, and Patrisse Cullors. This show is a great starting point for discussion but lacks in-depth answers. I felt that, throughout … Continue reading

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