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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

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Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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Our glocal webzine has turned 2

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It’s because of you. Come celebrate with us, get to know us a little better, and look to the future.

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Blake Baxter: this is Detroit techno, bitches

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Blake Baxter at Distillery

Credited by many as one of the founders of Detroit House, Blake Baxter just keeps getting better.

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Short story: “Out of the Dark Forest”

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You never know what may be lurking when you venture with a stranger into a dark forest. Photo: public domain

“Maybe my chauffeur could read my mind, or my body language, or smell my intent. Or see my hand on the door handle. It was the moment of truth.”

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Orwell: timeless thinker of his own routine?

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Orwell was also a keen observer of the mundane, which also makes his writing timeless. Photo: public domain

George Orwell’s “prophecies” feeding into “1984” were also (or actually) observations from his daily life in Britain, especially in the immediate aftermath of World War II.

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Rose Beermann: My body is the field for tomorrow’s battles

in Dance/O & P Highlights by

Rose Beermann sees women training like soldiers for the unforeseen future.

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