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Film “Kinshasa Makombo” Offers Great Background to The Struggle for Congo

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CLOSING THURSDAY… DON’T MISS!

Masterpiece, trendsetter, classic, national treasure.  Visionary, genius, auteur, revolutionary. These are the words commonly used to describe the film and the filmmakers behind BLESS THEIR...

Aretha Franklin in Outer Space

Aretha Louise Franklin, known the world over as “The Queen Of Soul” was paid the ultimate tribute by re-naming Asteroid #249516 after her. The...

How Director Whitewashed Movie Hidden Figures

The critically acclaimed movie “Hidden Figures” which celebrates African American women was white washed-and it didn’t have to be. One of the scenes centers around...

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