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Martin Luther King Day and the Neverending Need for Boycotts

Martin Luther King Day began and ended with tweets, postings and mentions of the late civil rights activist who was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN.

Amidst the reverent spiritual vibe was residue from the still ongoing #OscarSoWhite crusade that has been on fire ever since the nominations were announced last Thursday.

Despite the opportunity to recognize the performances from talent of color in credible films, the list of nominees was once again Caucasians.1000509261001_1094056090001_Bio-Need-to-Know-Martin-Luther-King-Jr-SF Read more

Danai Gurira From ‘Walking Dead’ Joins ‘All Eyez On Me’ as Tupac’s Mother

The Tupac Shakur biopic – All Eyez On Me – is slowly taking shape as casting is currently underway and almost compeleted.
It has been confirmed that actress and playwright Danai Gurira from The Walking Dead whose Broadway-bound play – Eclipsed, also stars Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o – will play Tupac’s mother – Afeni Shakur.

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