Film Review: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Film Critic It was a sign of the times for Black life in the ‘60s. Police brutality. Poor housing. Few job opportunities. Little chance for higher education. The response to the oppression in the South was demonstrations, sit-ins and peaceful civil disobedience. The response that bubbled to the surface in Oakland, Calif.…

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Female Director Makes Directorial Debut with Feature Documentary “HUSH: Hollywood’s Uncovered Sexual Harrassment”

Producer, writer and first-time director Angela Marie Hutchinson just began principal photography on a feature documentary, “H.U.S.H.” (Hollywood’s Uncovered Sexual Harrassment). “H.U.S.H.” marks Hutchinson’s directorial debut. She has cast and produced a plethora of media projects, including her first feature film which she also wrote, “Hollywood Chaos.” That movie is currently available on Hulu and…

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Film Review: 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Film Critic Jordan Davis was born Feb 16, 1995. Contrary to his belief, he was not named after the basketball legend Michael Jordan. His mom, Lucia McBath, insists she named him after the crossing over of the Jordan River, symbolizing a new beginning. For his mom and dad, Ron Davis, Jordan was…

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