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If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins, 2018.

A young couple in love struggle when the young man is sent to jail for a crime he did not commit. Tish, the girl, has a supportive family that goes to great lengths to help his release. Racist police,¬† potentially … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro (directed by Raoul Peck). 2016.

With voiceover by Samuel L. Jackson. The movie opens with an interview on the Dick Cavett show in 1968 which was a period in American television that Johnny Carson, talk show host of the Tonight Show, reigned supreme. ¬†Dick Cavett … Continue reading

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