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Mic Check with Raoul Peck

Acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck spoke to an audience at Emerson College March 15 following the viewing of his latest film “Moloch Tropical,” a political drama that many believe resembles the demise of Haiti’s first democratically elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Most of … Continue reading

21. March 2012 by taliawhyte
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Tyler Perry’s off-screen performances are worthy of NAACP honor

By Talia Whyte theGrio Filmmaker Tyler Perry will receive the Chairman’s Award at tonight’s NAACP Image Awards. This high honor is bestowed upon those who have established themselves through distinguished public service. Previous winners have been President Obama, environmental activist … Continue reading

26. February 2010 by taliawhyte
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Boston responds to the crisis in Haiti

Hundreds of members from the public came to Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall Jan. 16 to donate relief items that would be sent to earthquake victims in Haiti. The benevolence of the people coming through the hall shined through all day. While … Continue reading

19. January 2010 by taliawhyte
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‘Price of Sugar’ documentary offers food for thought

By Talia Whyte The Bay State Banner Sugar is one of the most used commodities in the world, but few people think about the story behind the sweetener in their coffee cups. Local filmmaker Bill Haney’s new documentary suggests that … Continue reading

11. November 2007 by taliawhyte
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