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  • 00:39

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Waiting to Exhale (1995) Review

    in Film

    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Navigating through careers, family and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love lives -- namely, the scarcity of good men. Both as the "other woman," Savannah (Whitney Houston) and Robin (Lela Rochon) carry on relationships with married men, each believing their lovers will leave their wives for them. On the flip side, Bernadine (Angela Bassett) ends up alone when her husband divorces her for his mistress. Meanwhile, Gloria (Loretta Devine) finds love with a new neighbor.


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  • 00:44

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Ray (2004) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Legendary soul musician Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. Young Ray watches his 7-year-old brother drown at age seven. When he loses his sight at the age of 9, his hardworking mother (Sharon Warren) urges him not to feel sorry for himself. He rises through the ranks of the Seattle jazz scene, struggling with drug addiction and infidelity while on the road. Supported by his wife (Kerry Washington), Ray Charles redefines soul music and inspires a generation.


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  • 00:17

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Rosewood (1997) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Rosewood, Florida, is a small, peaceful town with an almost entirely African-American population of middle-class homeowners, until New Year's Day 1923, when a lynch mob from a neighboring white community storms the town. Among the carnage, music teacher Sylvester (Don Cheadle) and mysterious stranger Mann (Ving Rhames) stand tall against the invaders, while white grocer John (Jon Voight) attempts to save the town's women and children. This 1997 film is based on a true story and sheds light on an often forgotten part of American history.


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  • 00:35

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Eve's Bayou (1997) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    1997’s “Eve Bayou” Over the course of a long, hot Louisiana summer, a 10-year-old black girl, Eve Batiste (Jurnee Smollett), discovers that her family's affluent existence is merely a facade. The philandering of her suave doctor father, Louis (Samuel L. Jackson), creates a rift, throwing Eve's mother, Roz (Lynn Whitfield), and teenage sister, Cisely (Meagan Good), into emotional turmoil. Eve, though, manages to find some solace with her quirky psychic aunt, Mozelle (Debbi Morgan).


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  • 00:34

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month The Color Purple (1985) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Tonight's film:  An epic tale spanning forty years based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker.  The Color Purple tells the story of a young African American girl named Celie Harris (Oscar winning actress, Whoopi Goldberg in her film debut) and shows the problems African American women faced during the early 1900s, including poverty, racism, and sexism.  Celie is transformed as she finds her self-worth through the help of two strong female companions and the strength to forgive.


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  • 00:56

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month The Wiz (1978) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from a storm, she's miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she's joined by the Scarecrow (Michael Jackson), the Tin Man (Nipsey Russell) and the Cowardly Lion (Ted Ross).  An adaption of "The Wizard of Oz" that successfully captures the essence of the African American experience for that time.


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  • 00:27

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Purple Rain (1984) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order.  Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Tonight's film: Purple Rain (1984) a American rock musical drama directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli & William Blinn. Legendary musician, Prince makes his film debut, which was developed to showcase his particular talents containing several extended concert sequences. The film grossed more than $80 million at the US box office and is known as a cult classic Purple Rain is the only feature film starring Prince that he did not direct and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. 


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  • 00:32

    The Final Word Podcast Black History Month Boyz N The Hood (1991) Review

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    Join us as we celebrate the 28 Black films that everyone must see for Black History Month at 8pm (EST) 5pm (PST) LIVE nightly. Each is a must-see as it reflects the real life circumstances that many black people have experienced or can relate to. Watch as these films represent a community with a rich and significant contribution to the world. These movies are in no particular order. Don't see a particular movie on the list? Email us: TheFinalWordPodcast@yahoo.com


    Tonight's film: Boyz N the Hood (1991) an American drama written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut  depicting life in South Central Los Angeles. Boyz n the Hood was nominated for both Best Director and Original Screenplay during the 1991 Academy Awards, making Singleton the youngest person ever nominated for Best Director and the first African American to be nominated for the award.


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  • 02:01

    History of the N-Word Pt. 1

    in Culture

    Please join us Sunday, April 19, 2015 8AM CST as we discuss the history of the N-Word.


    We will discuss the different ways and contexts in which it is used.


    310-982-4273 and press 1 to speak with the hosts.

  • 00:31

    The Gist of Freedom, Your Black History Podcast wwwblackhistoryUniversity

    in Education

    The Gist of Freedom, Your Black History Podcast wwwblackhistoryUniversity~ Valentine's day Special Show,  First Lady Michelle Obama in her own words.

  • 00:13

    The Black History of X-Men

    in Books

    As I have said many times before, I always learn something in presentations by Brother T. of London Black History Walks. 


    How has Black history influenced science fiction and sci-fi movies?  Listen below. 


    Click here for my Invasion 1897 blog.  This links to some of my other African history blogs. 


    Click here for my blog about Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.  


    Click here for The Black Blogger as Modern Griot. 


    Click here for Nurture Success Events. 


    Click here for London Black History Walks.  


    Click here for Black History Studies.


     


     


     

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