1. The Price of Blackness (Part One)

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    from ODDGIRLIN Added 131K 52 4

    The Price of Blackness written by Lanre Akinsiku starring (in order of appearance) S.J. Hannah Jakeem Powell Michael Oloyede Ricardo Manigat Channing Jackson Marc Anthony McDonnough directed by Eunice Levis Linda Nieves-Powell director of photography Edgar Andrade camera operator Kevin Gordon production assistant Analisa Velez edited by Linda Nieves-Powell music by Marco Zannone photo by The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee: A Grassroots Approach to Volunteer Voices Creative Commons License produced by Linda Nieves-Powell Anthony Powell

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    • Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration

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      from Soomo Learning Added 13K 26 4

      To get the lyrics or download the mp3, visit soomopublishing.com/declaration Watch more Soomo videos at soomo.tv Soomo Publishing creates online assignments that bring the best web resources to the college classroom. "Too Late To Apologize: a Declaration" is our first satirical video project and is part of our ongoing effort to facilitate learning in creative, innovative ways. Learn more about Soomo Publishing at soomopublishing.com

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      • Oppenheimer

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        from Keith Hodder Added 629 13 4

        Based on a dark moment in the life of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, father of the atomic bomb, 'Oppenheimer' explores nostalgia, optimism, and betrayal under the threat of impending failure. Starring: Garfield Andrews Directed by: Keith Hodder & J Mitchel Reed Written by: Keith Hodder Cinematography by: Keith Hodder & J Mitchel Reed Original Score: Daniel Ciurlizza Edited by: J Mitchel Reed Camera Operator: Issa Shah Sound by: Anthony Rondeau & Ben Tobola (BAD Vibrations)

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        • #727 Sarah Palin-Whats a Founding Father?

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          from American Atheists Added 1,797 0 3

          Dave and Dennis discuss former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her apparent cluelessness concerning American history and the Founding Fathers role in it including who they even were.

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          • No, Mr. Beck, Jefferson Did Not Date His Documents "In the Year of Our Lord Christ"

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            from Chris Rodda Added 7,011 7 3

            A debunking of the lie told by David Barton on Glenn Beck that Thomas Jefferson dated his presidential documents "In the Year of Our Lord Christ."

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            • A.45 at 50th

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              from John Cromwell Added 1,755 9 3

              J. Edgar Hoover wants to kill his house guests. Actor James Cromwell relives his experience with the Black Panthers in 1968. Directed by John Cromwell and Josh Bell Cinematography by August Thurmer

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              • Black Moses Barbie commercial #2 of 3

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                This commercial for a Black Moses Barbie toy is the 2nd in a series of 3 celebrating the legacy of Harriet Tubman. It is part of Pierre Bennu's larger series of paintings and films deconstructing and re-envisioning images of people of color in commercial & pop culture. In this piece, the inspiring legacy of Harriet Tubman, the historical figure, is translated in order to examine and interrogate the gendered construction and marketing of heroism, violence, and play. Directed, written, shot & storyboard by: Pierre Bennu Voice over Meagan Shea Pierre Bennu Jamyla bennu Props & Fashion Dirk Joesph & Pierre Bennu puppeteering & backgrounds: Pierre Bennu

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                • UNION Short Film

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                  from Whitney Hamilton Added 20.4K 9 3

                  Grace takes on the identity of her brother Henry in order to survive in the confederate ranks during the Civil War. Virginia Klaising, a grieving widow, saves Henry's life. In UNION the two are reunited at the end of the war. Haunted by the horror of war and a mercy killing, Henry is once again rescued by Virginia. He redeems himself through her love and the 'grace' of gratitude. Soon to be a feature length film. www.union-movie.com The sequel to the feature, "My Brother's War" and a passage from the book "Firefly'. UNION will begin filming in May 2013 for a Xmas release. www.createspace.com/316401 www.createspace.com/4039114

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                  • The Blue Lady: Prologue

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                    from Sylvia Toy Added 66 1 2

                    Rough. This scene happens after the slave who was the plantation Mistress's mammy tells her that she is jealous of LaLi, an insane young woman who was raped by the Master and who is the mother of his only living son. The Blue Lady is a story is about what happened the night Master died and the relationship between LaLi, Elizabeth and Missy, and how three people with a blood connection wound up dead in the space of four days, at least one of them, Blue, murdered, and how guilt was assigned that night without anyone taking responsibility.

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                    • The Blue Lady: Prologue

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                      from Sylvia Toy Added 124 3 2

                      Enslaved great great great great great great great grandmother of my new antagonist, telling the story of her relationship with Massa. She is the first ancestor (as yet unnamed) to own the incomplete soul, The Blue Lady, a "ghost" who is the protagonist of this story. The description of the first ancestor by The Blue Lady: "The one who started this incomplete soul, this ghost that I am, still waiting for completion since the 1740's when South Carolina made it illegal for slaves to even grow food for themselves, was a slave who was the great great great great great great great grandmother of my human. This ancestor was the exact same age as the master's daughter and was her playmate. South Carolina also had made it illegal for Negro slaves to learn to read, and the master beat the ancestor to a pulp when she was only 7 years old because he found out her 7 year old mistress had taught her how to read. Having been abused herself, this ancestor beat her son (the great great great great great great) on a regular basis and he in turn was an abuser." The Blue Lady is the story of a family who carries the "boogeyman" of their childhood around all their life. But it's not a boogeyman - it's the "Blue Lady," a photophobic, ghostlike creature. Thanks to all the American History buffs who put timelines on the Web. My knowledge of the history of Negro slavery is not fresh in my mind and pre--Civil War dates are key to creating the story of the ten generations of the Blue Lady's half-life as an unfinished soul. A ghost is not what it seems.

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