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Want To Go To The Movies? When The Film Is ?12 Years A Slave,? The Answer Isn?t So Simple

A three-month-old Sumatran tiger cub named On the surface, I imagine that seeing this film the true story of a free man who is tricked and sold into slavery with me might offer my friend a movie-date embodiment of how far America has come since the 1800s. Slavery is wrong. Pass the popcorn. It also would provide an opportunity to see it with, as my friend put it, the target demographic. Sitting next to me would essentially provide a cheat sheet for when to be sad, when to laugh and when to be outraged, as well as an opportunity to get answers to the questions she was sure to have at the end. Questions about racial discrimination and race relations today. I wasnt sure I wanted to be her movie buddy/ambassador to this subject matter, which is why I didnt say yes right away.
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Latinos Attend More Movies Than Anyone Else But Are The Least Represented On Screen

Louis C.K. Louis C.K. is one of the hottest comedians now. C.K. writes, acts, directs, and edits his sitcom "Louie." He was born to an American mother of Irish ancestry and a Mexican father.
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