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This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the U.S. from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies.



 

Number of People Shot to Death by the Police in the United States from 2017 to 2020, by Race

Getting ready for 2021



Ninth in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – And the Families and Friends of Many Contributing to this Project – Deal with the Pandemic

 

May 3, 2020

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed Ahead



Sunday, May 2, 2021

Eighth in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students (as Well as Families and Friends of Many) Deal with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed



Big Apple Film Fests Coming to the Fore!

Friday, April 30, 2021

Late Breaking News.ReelAbilities Film Festival



Wednesday, April 28, 2021


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Sunday, April 25, 2021

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

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PaleyImpact: Media’s Role in Combating Hate and Violence Towards Asians and Pacific Islanders

 



Monday, April 19, 2021

Seventh in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students (As well as Families and Friends of Many) Dealing with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed Ahead



Sixth in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – as Well as Families and Friends of Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadI and My Brother, Mom and Grandmother Tested Positive. “We spent our days in bed binging on Netflix series, reading books, and reassuring friends … that we indeed didn’t need any more borscht”



Sunday, April 18, 2021

Fifth in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – as Well as Families and Friends For Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadA touch of kindness during a challenging time for me and my classmates



April 12, 2021

Fourth in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – as Well as Families and Friends of Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadTo my surprise I am in a better mental state, and I am more optimistic about this semester and the future

 



April 11, 2011

Third in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – as Well as Families and Friends of Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadDavid Dekle-Hills, Kedar Young and Sumaya Nasir Said They Are Stepping Up to Challenges As Best They Can



Second in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – as Well as Families and Friends of Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

April 11, 2021

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadI, and plenty of others I know, miss the simple days of the drafty classrooms



April 10, 2021

First in a Series of Articles About Hunter Students – As Well as Families and Friends of Many – Dealing with the Pandemic

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed AheadI’m a pretty introverted leaning person so the beginning of quarantine was almost like a blissful vacation



April 9, 2021

WITNESS INFECTION Taking Cinephiles to Dimensions of Comedy and Horror Beyond Belief, Cinematically Speaking of Course?

WITNESS INFECTION 5Ws-and-H Q&A with Writers Carlos Alazraqui and Jill-Michele Meleán – Part 1



WITNESS INFECTION Taking Cinephiles to Dimensions of Comedy and Horror Beyond Belief, Cinematically Speaking of Course? On Second Thought: Are They Ready?

April 9, 2021

WITNESS INFECTION 5Ws-and-H Q&A with Writers Carlos Alazraqui and Jill-Michele Meleán – Part 2



Thursday, March 25, 2021

5 STARS GASTRONOMICALLY SPEAKING

WITNESS INFECTION Film Review



Confronting the Racists and the Racism Directed Against Asians and Asian Americans

Wednesday, March 24, 2021



Thursday, March 18, 2021

How the media covered the mass shooting in Georgia



Tuesday, March 16, 2021

THE ACCOUNTANT Film Review



Monday, March 8, 2021

The Who, What, Where When and How of the Spectacular Asian American Film Lab and Its 17th Annual 72 Hour Shootout Competition Celebrating and Empowering Voices and Stories Too Often Marginalized by Mainstream MediaPart 1</span

New Coordinator on Board: Part 2 of the 5Ws & H – Who, What, When, Where, Why & How – of the 2021 17th Annual 72 Hour Shootout Competition

 



Wednesday, February 24,2021

Brutality of SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 Inside a COVID-19 I.C.U

 



Tuesday, February 23, 2021

And You Thought You Knew Everything About Love

LOVE COMES LATELY Film Review by WORD Entertainment Editor Anakeiry Cruz



Tuesday, February 23, 2021

2021 Super Bowl 55: 25,000 Forked Over Big Bucks to Be There, 5.7 Million Not There Streamed It, 46,000 Died of COVID-19 – And Many Experts Held Their Breath about a Post-Game Surge. Nevertheless …

The Weeknd’s 2021 Super Bowl Half Time Show Lived Up to Its Expectations



Tuesday, January 26

DAVID Film Short Review

 



Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Inauguration Day – New President & New Vice-President

Colin! Colin! Colin



Sunday January 17, 2021

Winner of the 2019 Grand Jury Award at AFI Fest

Film ReviewIranian Film Director Sonia K. Hadad’s EXAM Is Racking Up Rave Reviews



Sunday, January 10, 2021

H. RES. Impeaching Donald Trump …


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Sunday, January 10, 2021



Monday, December 28, 2020


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Thursday, December 10, 2020 – Damn the Pandemic

Debuting Tomorrow in Multiple Virtual Cinemas: Another Great Film from the Mother of All Documentary Film Festivals

DOC NYC 2020 Film Review THROUGH THE NIGHT – A Director’s Love Letter to Single Mothers and Care Providers



Monday, December 7, 2020

2020 DOC NYC Film Review

Robert Yapkowitz’s & Richard Peete’s Intimate Film Portrait of Karen Dalton



Friday December 4, 2020

THE LAST OUT: A Window into the Dark Side of Major League Baseball Unlike Any “Baseball” Movie Seen by This Reviewer in Recent Memory

THE LAST OUT Film Review



Friday, December 4, 2020

Chronicle of Higher Ed: The 5 Biggest Lessons We’ve Learned About How Coronavirus Spreads on Campus

This J-Professor, WORD Editor wishes that headline had somehow – maybe a sub-headline or two – distinguished between residential, commuter and hybrids like Hunter which has housing though it’s primarily commuter. It is what it is! – Click here.



Sunday, November 29, 2020

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TO CALM THE PIG INSIDE (Originally ANG PAGPAKALMA SA UNOS) Film Review



Tuesday, November 16, 2020

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2020 DOC NYC ReviewBLUE CODE OF SILENCE-



Tuesday, November 10, 2020

DOC NYC 2020 Film ReviewBARE



Sunday, November 8, 2020

Films About the Black Experience – DOC NYC 2020, November 11-19



Saturday November 7, 2020 – The Presidential Count Still on at 10:33 A.M.

Because Many of the Main Corporate New Services Are Holding Back on Announcing a Victor For Obvious Reasons … Check Out Below



Friday, November 6,2020

DOC NYC 2020 Lineup for 11th Edition, November 11-19 Online – Part 1

DOC NYC Announces Lineup for 11th Edition, November 11-19 Online – Part 1

 



Thursday, October 29, 2020

Newsy–Vote Smarter 2020: What Happens If There’s A Dispute Over A Ballot?



Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Michael Smerconish Explains Donald Trump’s Improbable 2016 Victory and Whether It Will Happen Again With Five Days to Go



Monday, October 19, 2020

PaleyIMPACT: COVID-19 and the Presidential Election [Video]

This event was back in September but this editor/journalist likes to check on past prognosticating & forecasting to see how they may stand up or flop in the now.

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

October is National Bullying Prevention Month – A Call to Action

“I’ll just say that too many academic institutions operate at the lower levels of ethical behavior” – Professor David Yamada, premier legal expert on workplace bullying in the United States.



Sunday, October 11, 2020

MIRROR

MIRROR Film ReviewStylized & Minimalistic, Undeniably Delicious & Brooding, Edged With a Touch of Cynicism



Monday, October 5, 2020

Film Review of AFTER CLASS, a 15-Minute Short With Considerable Poetic Muscle

AFTER CLASS Film Review



Wednesday, September 30, 2020

72 Hour Shootout TOP TEN MOVIES and AWARDS!

The 72 Hour Film Shootout’s Top Ten Selection and the Awards Ceremony will be taking place at the Asian American International Film Festival, which is virtual this year due to COVID safety precautions, from October 1st-11th, 2020. Tickets to the screening are donation-based, which help produce the annual film festival, along with programs and events throughout the year.

The top ten films and all the award winners will start screening between midnight TONIGHT and 1am tomorrow morning and will be available online all day 10/1-10/11 so you can drop in anytime to take a watch (here)! Additionally, after you’ve watched the screener, come back for a Q&A panel with some of the filmmakers on October 1st at 8:30pm EST. Keep posted by liking Facebook.com/AsAmFilmLab and /72HrShootout and on Twitter and Instagram @AsAmFilmLab #72HrSO #GoingViral #IsolationEdition!



Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Debate in Cleveland Last Night

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Airing on PBS Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9 P.M. Eastern Standard Time

DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA, A Ground-Breaking, Two-Hour Documentary Film by Acclaimed Historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–Winning Director Ric Burns



Sunday, September 6, 2020

A Bombshell Must See. Review in the works

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