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Friday, June 22, 2018

Movie Review: ‘Amy’ Is An Absorbing Look At Tragic Star

In this new documentary, amid the beauty of Winehouse’s songwriting and singing, darkness begins to creep in.

July 6, 2015
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Nina Simone Documentary Aims To Reveal Little-Understood Artist

Even many fans of the jazz artist and civil rights radical don’t know what fueled the passion and anger that became Nina Simone’s trademark.

June 25, 2015
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Documentary On Kent State Shootings Resonates Today

A growing number of Americans believe that too many police officers use excessive force. But many are also critical of those who protest peacefully.

April 30, 2015

Farewell To Health Care For America Now

The campaign that won passage of health care reform is closing up shop, but its grassroots organizing efforts will stand as a model of success for progressives. Health Care for America Now (HCAN), the grassroots campaign that powered passage of the Affordable Care Act, is about to close its doors, as planned when the campaign […]

December 22, 2013