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St. Louis Celebrates African American History Month Honoring Sidney Poitier With Classic Black Film Festival

The St. Louis Black Film Festival celebrates African American History Month with its first Classic Black Film Festival in a tribute to Sidney Poitier, the first African American actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (1964 Lilies of the Field). The AARP sponsored festival is showcasing eight of Poitier’s movies, including “Lilies of The […]

12 Years A Slave Is Riveting

I just returned home to St. Louis after attending the Fox Searchlight press junket for Black Nativity in Los Angeles/Beverly Hills.  Although I really enjoyed the press junket, I was totally unprepared for the chaos that I ran into at LAX when I tried to depart the City of  Angels.  There was a shooting at the […]

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