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  • Oprah reconciles our past
    Sensational evasions in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
    This Examiner’s sojourn into African American literature began with a paperback of Toni Morrison’s “daddy novel,” Song of Solomon, and ended, in an unfortunate metaphysical dead end, with her otherwise universally acclaimed...
  • "Beloved" based on a slave who killed her own daughter
    'Beloved' true-story movie based on Margaret Garner
    "Beloved" is a 1998 movie inspired by the true story of Black slave Margaret Garner. It is based on the novel "Beloved" by Toni Morrison, according to the New York Times. The supernatural drama is directed by Jonathan Demme. It...
  • 5 Historical Novels you Should Read
    5 Historical Novels you Should Read
    A great historical novel should always possess three crucial elements; a great story with fascinating characters, the ability to make history interesting to the reader while teaching them at the same time and, finally, an accurate recapturing of...
  • "The Bourne Legacy"
    DVD Tuesday: check out summer hits 'Bourne', 'Ted', and 'Ice Age'
    This Tuesday sees the release of some of the summer’s biggest movies on DVD and Blu-ray. There’s “The Bourne Legacy”, a continuation of the Bourne thrillers starring Jeremy Renner, plus two comedies: “Ted”, and...
  • Jean Muir
    We are our own beloved
    We are our own beloved.When we experience desire, we experience an awakening. Return it to self in becoming desirable.It takes courage to acknowledge desire, because its counterpart is not having the object/subject of that which is desired, as...
  • Karene "Beloved" Thames
    Talk 2 Me: Does your VISUAL have an affect on me?
    “To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams” is a quote by Giorgio de...
  • Shot of beauty
    Jesus loves you for the bible tells you so
    Every individual is made up of different components. No person is exactly alike or does things the same exact way. Although you might have vast similarities that you can compare, you are not him and he is not you. There is no one on earth that...