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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

in Movies/Reviews
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
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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#Black Lives Matter: understanding structural racism

in Politics/Society
Rodney King after being beaten by police officers.

Recent events in the United States have us asking questions. We are not talking about a few rogue racist cops here.

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