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Precious… Really?

Is Precious, precious? Now that the movie reviews have been written, the buttered popcorn eaten, the diet cola guzzled, the debates concerning its merit defended and scorned; how are you feeling about it? What did you witness? Got butterflies? It’s been said that the African American experience is one long ancestral journey. We all get […]

Poverty of the Spirit and Mind

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How is it that I can walk out of a movie that ends with a young woman who is broke, morbidly obese, with no high school diploma, diagnosed as HIV-positive, with no place to live, walking down the street juggling her two children – an infant and a toddler with Down’s syndrome – and feel […]

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Something precious is missing

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A “Precious” Reaction Teaser – This Friday a Race-Talk Special Edition ***SPOILER ALERT*** Living outside of a major metropolitan area can put a damper on being a moviegoer, but I finally saw Precious. From all the reviews, I had a hunch the essence of the book would be lost in translation. In many ways, the […]

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