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MY FAVORITE MOVIE(S) – LOVED OLDMAN SINCE “EVERYONE”

MY FAVORITE MOVIE(S) – LOVED OLDMAN SINCE “EVERYONE”

Remember when we were younger and simply enjoyed the show! In hindsight, I actually realize dynamics of the film(s) affected me, although I wasn’t thoroughly conscience of it at the time. The broadcast premiere of “West Side Story” was an event! I can still recall the excitement in my house, of it airing for the first time, over the course of two nights.

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A Little of My BLACK HISTORY: 28 Contemporaries that Inspire(d) Me

A Little of My BLACK HISTORY: 28 Contemporaries that Inspire(d) Me

In celebration of Black History Month I’m paying tribute to 28 contemporary history makers. These people have inspired me throughout my life, as well as today, and are making a positive impact on our world.

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FUNKIN’ MORTALITY AND LEGACY/ Maya Angelou & Ruby Dee

FUNKIN’ MORTALITY AND LEGACY/ Maya Angelou & Ruby Dee

The loss of National Treasures evokes thoughts of one’s own mortality and legacy.  THEY DID THEIR WORK; THEY’VE LEFT THEIR MARKS ON THE PLANET; TOUCHED THE LIVES OF MILLIONS!  How much time do we/ I have left?  What will we/ I leave behind?  My/ our child (ren) and/ or future children?  This blog, a Facebook post?  I believe those of us still here… STILL HAVE STUFF TO DO.

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Black Broadway Window Card Collection

Black Broadway Window Card Collection

As a fan of the theater, I began collecting window cards from the broadway shows that I was fortunate enough to see. My love for the art on them grew from there and I started collecting all of the window cards from Black plays and musicals and plays the featured Black actors that I could find.

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The Movie Poster Art of Sidney Poitier

The Movie Poster Art of Sidney Poitier

Born in 1927, Sidney Poitier grew up in the small village of Cat Island, Bahamas. His father, a tomato farmer, moved the family to the capital Nassau, when Poitier was eleven. It was there that he first encountered cinema.

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Black Women Take On Broadway

Black Women Take On Broadway

 

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway
They say there’s always magic in the air

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