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TRAILER: Terence Nance – “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”

A relationship teetering on the divide between platonic and romantic

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Black Films At Sundance 2012

Meet five filmmakers who’ll be showing work in this year’s Sundance Film Festival

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REVIEW: Dee Rees’ “Pariah”

A universal story of young woman gaining the confidence to declare her individuality.

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REVIEW: Alrick Brown’s “Kinyarwanda”

A beautifully realized film brings out the humanity in both the heroes and the villains of the Rwandan genocide.

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TOMORROW: Chat w/ Fishbone on Facebook–4PM

The Fishbone doc kicks off its NYC theatrical run with an au courant Facebook chat! Details here

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UPCOMING: Tanya Hamilton's "Night Catches Us"

Tanya Hamilton’s debut feature gives us reason to look forward to going to the movies.

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TRAILER: Tayari Jones's "Leaving Atlanta" heads to screen

The celebrated and nuanced story of fifth-graders living through the Atlanta Child Murders heads into production.

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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