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The next major project that features the slavery theme is the upcoming mini-series “The Book of Negroes” on BET. This series features Academy Award-winning actors Louis Gossett and Cuba Gooding Jr. as well as introducing a new crop of black actors and actresses. The series is scheduled to debut this February on the network and is…

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Apparently, chains and oppression are the “it” thing in the entertainment business. The critically acclaimed and widely successful film 12 Years a Slave showed that the oppression of Blacks in America is a subject that is no longer taboo, in fact, it can make money. The movie has grossed more than $187 million at the box office, with…

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We all have to know that Eric Garner did not die in vain but there are others who are dying from the same pain through economic circumstances who were killed by the fact that their dreams have been diminished. The phrase “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry of protesters because of a public murder that…

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Rene Villanueva

What is it with the police these days? Once again, a police department has released footage of an officer behaving badly. This time the city is Dallas, Texas, and the officer involved is Rene Villanueva The deputy was working an off duty job when Ambrosio Monsavais, bumped anther off duty officer  with his car. What…

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