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African Heritage Films Brighten Toronto Film Festival

The best films of the year made their annual pilgrimage to the 36th annual Toronto Film Festival. Black films, actors and directors were in the mix along with noteworthy general release ...

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The Critical Partnership

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (July 18) - Now, more than ever, a strong partnership is needed between The National Newspaper Publishers Association and the National Association of Black Journalists ...

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon ***

It’s on! After a lackluster sequel the Transformers franchise gets its mojo back. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is the first event movie of the summer, and though it is not perfect, it’s a contender for sci-fi action film bragging rights. ...

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The First Grader ***1/2 By Dwight Brown

In this fact-based story about an 84-year-old former Mau Mau warrior who desires an education, the human spirit gets tested, ageism goes on trial, tribal conflict reigns, and Kenyan ...

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PauPatton and Laz Alonso Star in the Romantic Comedy Jumping the Broom

The irreverent, satiric, laugh-provoking “The Funeral” showed us just how crazy people could be when handling the passing of a loved one. This mercurial, amusing send up of pre-marital woes ...

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Fast Five ***1/2

It’s like jumping into a car, shoving it in gear, stomping on the accelerator and driving recklessly without a seatbelt. From the opening, adrenalin-pumping prison bus escape ...

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Sidebar: Gbagbo’s Special Connection to Blacks in the U.S.

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire – Laurent Gbagbo, who has served as president of Côte d’Ivoire for 10 years, has always had a special connection to the United States. ...

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Letters from Thurgood: Segregation is Un-American, Too

As the Cold War with the former Soviet Union unfolded, Congressional investigators hunted for Communists in the American film industry, a search best exemplified by the “Hollywood Ten” case. ...

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LDF Successfully Defends Race-Conscious Admissions in Higher Education Edit

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the admissions program utilized by the University of Texas at Austin ...

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