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Harriet Tubman Deserves Better Than Harriet
Movie Reviews

Harriet Tubman Deserves Better Than Harriet

I was excited to see Harriet for exactly two reasons: Harriet Tubman is a colossal personal hero of mine and also: Cynthia Erivo. She’s captivated me since this performance on the Stephen Colbert show three years ago and needless to…

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Today’s Best Film in Theaters: Parasite
Movie Reviews

Today’s Best Film in Theaters: Parasite

The best movie in theaters this week is not a DC or Marvel movie. It’s a Korean film, called Parasite. Parasite is a subtitled, modern day Korean film about two families, one rich, one poor. When you look at the still photos…

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Gemini Man: Twice as Dull
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Gemini Man: Twice as Dull

Two Wills Doesn’t Make Gemini Man Twice as Good In Gemini Man, Will Smith basically stars as Suicide Squad’s Deadshot: he’s the world’s best shot with a smart ass mouth. What else is new? Stir in a few forgettable actors…

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Joker: The Feel Bad Movie of the Year
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Joker: The Feel Bad Movie of the Year

Joker (2019) ⁣🍿⁣ ⁣⁣Watching Joker is like watching the mentally ill man at the corner of 14th and U who is behaving erratically and you don’t know what he’s going to do next. So you keep watching to see what…

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Movie Review: IT Chapter 2
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Movie Review: IT Chapter 2

Every scary story you’ve ever read or heard was so scary because of the unknown. Because of the thing that went bump in the night, because of what might be hiding behind a closed door, or because of the noise…

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Black Girls Rock! 2019
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Black Girls Rock! 2019

Sunday, August 25th, 2019, my good, good girlfriend and fellow photographer Melena invited me to the taping of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards show, “created to celebrate the nexus of achievements of exemplary women of color who break boundaries, blaze…

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My Dad Wasn’t Super and That’s OK
Feeling Lucky, Inspiration, Life, Stories

My Dad Wasn’t Super and That’s OK

Today is Wednesday, July 17th, 2019, which would’ve been my father’s 67th birthday. I’m not one of those people who regularly shouts out their parents on their birthdays in public, posting a cute, old photo of my mom or dad…

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5 Ways to Overcome Fear

I was standing at the edge of the pool, looking down at the blue water. The pool was full of laughing children. The sun was shining, the wind was blowing, and here I was, scared of the water. Scared to…

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Life

Facebook, Family, and the RX-7

You may disagree, but Facebook is fantastic. Over the past 10 years, I’ve reunited with classmates, planned trips with folks I attended elementary school with (true story!), learned to be a better photographer, and kept up with family. I’m easily…

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