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THEATRE REVIEW: “THE MOUNTAINTOP”

 presented a three day run February 6-8 of “” at their performance hall in  in Jacksonville. The play was written by Memphis resident  in 2009. It made an interesting journey on its way to a Broadway 2011  opening starring  Samuel Jackson and Angela Bassett. It originally opened at a London England fringe theatre and was such a hit there and won the British equivalent of a Tony, The Olivier Award in 2010. The play is set in the modest  in Memphis Tennessee. It is the evening of April 3rd l968, the day before was shot on the motel’s balcony.       …

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Selma

MOVIE REVIEW: Selma

The year is 1964 and the President is , (from ) even though segregation is illegal it is still present in the South. If you were a black man or women in the South legally you had the right to vote but that doesn’t mean that you could. is the story of ’s march from Selma Alabama to the capital, Montgomery Alabama demanding that every man and women no matter their color have the right to vote. Selma stands as one of the greatest battle grounds for voting in history. I think the way the movie begins shows how segregated …

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october, 2021

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