Category Archives: Rants

“Rachel Getting Married’s” Colorful Twist

I finally watched “Rachel Getting Married” on DVD the other night, starring Anne Hathaway, who received an Oscar nomination for her lead role in the film last year.  Now, I didn’t get the memo that it had a very nice … Continue reading

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Props to ‘Precious?’

Props to “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire” for receiving major Golden Globe and Screen Actors guild nominations as well as NAACP Image Awards nods.  But it begs the question – can only stories about the trials of … Continue reading

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What About Black Hollywood?

I recently volunteered at the Hollywood Black Film Festival, which took place in Beverly Hills, California. There were over a hundred full length features, shorts, and documentaries to view. Additionally, you could listen to panel discussions on various topics such … Continue reading

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Have A Happy Period?

To the folks who came up with the slogan, “Have a Happy Period” for feminine products – uh, is this a joke or what?  Periods are not happy nor do they make us smile! And they surely don’t make us … Continue reading

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Mini-Movers Stay off the Road

I realize that the economy is bad and that gas is still a bit high for some, but people, please stop using your compact cars like moving trucks. It’s dangerous. I was driving down the freeway the other day when … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina Rant

Recently, I took my daughter to a birthday party at a laser tag facility, and I planned on having a nice time, I really did.  But, wouldn’t you know it someone had to spoil it by bringing up New Orleans.  … Continue reading

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