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Lorraine Toussaint: Veteran Actress Talks ‘The Village’ and Brooklyn

     “You know, there’s a point in your career where you take whatever you can get. And then, early on in my career, I realized, oh, I don’t want to do that. I actually want to do certain kinds of roles,” says the Trinidadian born actress. “You then begin to be brave enough to begin to say no to certain things. And then there comes a time, when you reach a point in your career where you intuitively choose certain kinds of work. I’m so pleased to be at that point and that I’m still relevant,” she adds. […]

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Kaya Fest 2019

“Education Before Recreation.” The theme of Kaya Fest 2019; Kaya Fest overall.  “Kaya Fest is the creation of Stephen Marley, an eight-time Grammy Award winner, singer, songwriter, musician producer and son of the legend Bob Marley. […]

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Nipsey Hussle’s Death and the Movie US reminded US it’s Time to Spring Clean

As the saying gose, April showers bring May flowers, but I am hopeful that March’s confusion will bring clarity in April or the seasons to come. With Michael Jackson, Nipsey Hussle and Jordan Peele making headlines for good, bad and the different, I am left wondering: What is the purpose of it all? Coming to terms with the need to simplify and declutter, over the weekend, I sprang out of bed early in the morning and began tossing old stuff, organizing important stuff and reflecting on impactful stuff. The community outreach, the influencer engagement and the everyday grind all became just stuff, i.e., pictures, papers, and doohickeys alike. But what is the point of all this stuff? It’s amazing how reflective spring cleaning can be, and here is what I discovered: […]