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Interview: Maya Angelou shares her wisdom
Though poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou has made several visits to Rhode Island over the past two decades, her words of wisdom are always pointed reminders to those who have heard her speak before and wake-up calls to those who
Dare to be courageous
| September 17, 2010
A black leadership silent on abortion fabrications
Last month, controversial anti-abortion-rights billboards appeared in Georgia hinting that abortion is a tool of black genocide.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| March 26, 2010
Review: Good Hair
According to Chris Rock, this documentary directed by Jeff Stilson was born when his young daughter asked him: “Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?”
Chris Rock will make your head itch to know more
| October 23, 2009
The good news
When David Alan Grier promises that he’s “filling TV’s black hole” with his chocolate flavor, you know it’s gonna be good.
David Alan Grier fills "TV's black hole" with Chocolate News
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| October 08, 2008
Beating up on Chris (times two)
It’s nice to see the rest of the world picking up on something we Vo Dilunduhs have known for years.
Matthews gets dissected; Young goes egotistical in ATM contretemps
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 16, 2008
Last man standing
Here’s my favorite movie trivia question: what living film director can claim the earliest extant film? The answer: Portugal’s Manoel de Oliveira, born in 1908 and still directing.
Plus Judy Stone’s stellar interviews and Look Both Ways
| July 19, 2006
The Ballad of Greenwich Village
Filmmaker Karen Kramer’s best work on The Ballad of Greenwich Village was during production, getting Norman Mailer, Maya Angelou, Richie Havens, and the ever-reticent Woody Allen to reminisce before her camera.
Perfunctory and pointless doc, but some celebs are interesting
| March 22, 2006
Madea's Family Reunion
Tyler Perry wrote and starred in the shoddy surprise hit Diary of a Mad Black Woman .
Tenderness illuminates the pontificating
| March 01, 2006
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