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5 Reasons You Should See “Fruitvale Station”

By Tonya Pendleton “Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant took place on New Year’s Day 2009. Grant was heading home to Oakland … Continue reading

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Before Trayvon Martin, There Was Oscar Grant

By Hrang Vartanian A mural by street artist LNY, with some help from artists COST, ENX, and Ellis Gallagher, now dominates the very busy corner of Bedford Avenue and North 6th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The work is a creative commission … Continue reading

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Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Rooney Mara returns to the big screen on August 16, 2013 in Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. The film is the story of a fugitive who attempts to reunite with his wife and daughter who he has never met. Ain’t Them … Continue reading

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Filly Brown

My sense is that this film that has all the potential to be a BLOCKBUSTER! You have to catch Filly Brown. Opening April 26, 2013, Gina Rodriguez portrays Majo an aspiring hip-hop artist who may have to make a decision between stardom and losing something … Continue reading

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