Goodbye Ruby Dee

6 years ago by

Years ago as a child in Jamaica, in my 10th grade English class we studied the novel, A Raisin in the Sun by the great Lorraine Hansberry – I was awestruck and spellbound. Later, my class watched the screenplay with a young Sidney Poitier and an intense full of energy Ruby Dee. She was always beautiful and magnetic onscreen, so as an adult I’ve actively

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Lupita Nyong’o escapes Oscar’s curse

6 years ago by

Lupita Nyong’o has escaped Oscar’s curse – the popular lore states that after a win, an actor’s /actress’ output diminishes – so far at least, 2014 and 2015 will be busy years for her. She’s been cast in J.J. Abrahms’ remake of the fabled Star Wars franchise. To add to her slate there is a role in the children’s book the Jungle Book, which also

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