11 Essential Movies About The Lives of Immigrants and Refugees

2017-02-14

Through cinema, we can find empathy and understanding. “Relating a person to the whole world;” Andrei Tarkovsky wrote, “that is the meaning of cinema.” In light of the political tumult and injustice of the past week, it’s easy to feel that movies are a frivolity — a way of escaping into fantasy and neglecting the problems of the real world. But as Tarkovsky suggests, the meaning of cinema exceeds mere escapism. Unlike…

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The Dawn Of Trump's America

2017-01-25

I won’t always be writing about the: Cheeto-In-Cheif, but I did want to post this film because this is what the core of Trump’s America consists of.  Don’t kid yourself, this is no small faction.  This is the core and Kelly Ann Conway’s double talk on TV, her “alternative facts” and Dan Spicer’s outright LIES as they are commonly referred to are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. This is…

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Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with Washington march

2017-01-22

Donald Trump hammered home in his inaugural address outside the Capitol building Friday the promise he had sewn onto so many red ballcaps: that he would Make America Great Again. In the same spot the following day, Women’s March on Washington protesters with far less nostalgia for America’s past – women who lived through the Civil Rights movement, who came of age in an era when abortion was criminalized, who…

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Rebecca Ferguson says she'll sing at Trump inauguration under one condition

2017-01-03

– CNNPolitics.com British pop singer Rebecca Ferguson says she has been invited to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, but her response may not be the RSVP the President-elect’s team were expecting former UK X-Factor runner-up said she would only accept the invitation on the condition that she could perform “Strange Fruit” — a song protesting racism in 1930s America, made famous by Billie Holiday. Rebecca Ferguson was the runner-up of…

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She Gets It

2016-11-11

I am completely disappointed in the United States, In it’s citizens who are soo going to realize they’ve fucked themselves over, in Obama who consistently took it up the arse to appease Republicans who worked so arduously and succeeded in erasing his legacy. Even Björk understands the notion of white supremacy.   She Gets It by a   I’ve enjoyed her music for 20 years, and though she is often…

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Something I Heard….

2016-11-09

For several years I haven’t heard the  word: “Minority” bandied about as much as I have during this election deason. As a woman of colour, I became comfortable in not referring to myself or to any other person of color as a minority Oddly, through over the past several onth the word: :Minority” had been more visible and audible in the news. Whereas reporters would once refer the \African American…

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