Thu04172014

Reflections: Appreciation

Reflections: Appreciation

It is ironic, confusing and sad that several highly developed and influential forms of music, created exclusively by Blacks, whether in the states or elsewhere, are generally appreciated more by Whites and other ethnic groups.

This would include jazz, blues and reggae. In fact, one of the icons of blues, B.B. King, said bluntly that were it not for

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Fall/Winter Movies Spur the imagination

Fall/Winter Movies Spur the imagination

2012 has to be one of the most exciting years yet for imaginative storytelling on the big screen.

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Halle Berry co-stars in the highly ambitious Wachowskis (The “Matrix” trilogy) film, “Cloud Atlas,” which likely due to its high concept, didn’t perform well at the box office, domestically, that is. It’s almost a su

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Detroit Celebrates Obama’s Re-Election, Statewide Ballot Proposals Flop

Detroit Celebrates Obama’s Re-Election, Statewide Ballot Proposals Flop

It was a celebratory scene at The Cheese Cake Bistro in Detroit Tuesday night, where more than 100 people gathered to watch election results come in.

The event, hosted in part by the Michigan Chronicle and the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) attracted many local leaders in business, politics and clergy.
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It's a small world after all: Why the legacy of Star Wars is now secure

It's a small world after all: Why the legacy of Star Wars is now secure

The new “Star Wars” game, “Star Wars: 1313” was unveiled at this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). It promises a grittier, more adult “Star Wars” experience.

So, Disney drops $4 billion to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd., and the Internet world goes off on a sugar high with all the possibilities therein. But first, there was a

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Tablet enough for you? The LG Intuition pushes the boundaries of the smartphone

Tablet enough for you? The LG Intuition pushes the boundaries of the smartphone

Most of us have started using our smartphones like quasi-tablet devices. Problem is, our screens are a lot less than 7” and the overall experience isn’t comparable. Particularly when you’re doing any long-term writing or research, it can be frustrating navigating, pinching, zooming in and out on our mobile phones. Verizon Wireless’ LG

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