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Best films of 2014

Best films of 2014

| December 24, 2014

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic As 2104 draws to a close it’s a perfect time to reflect on noteworthy films, strong performances and the strides that black artists made this past year. It’s also a good time to spotlight the top-quality movies that will vie for Oscars and be released in theaters and on […]

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Beginning of Journey for Justice

Beginning of Journey for Justice

| December 16, 2014

By Tony Young Civil Rights Committee UAW Local 2209 Special to Frost Illustrated For most Americans the story, of how labor organizations like the UAW were key partners in the Civil Rights movement of the mid-20th century is an unknown piece of trivia. From the UAW’s support of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, which […]

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Film Review: ‘Cesar Chavez’ by Dwight Brown

Film Review: ‘Cesar Chavez’ by Dwight Brown

| April 3, 2014

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Few movies can be billed as “important” or “historic” before they are even released. But, this bio-film about the life and times of labor rights activist and organizer Cesar Chavez deserves those accolades. He is an iconic American hero who walked in sync with Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther […]

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