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If MLK Were Here Today What do you think he would say?

Today is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and it goes without saying that today, Jan. 18 2016, is much brighter than any day King ever saw. We’ve elected and re-elected the first black president. The Confederate flag no longer hangs over South Carolina. Teen Vogue recently recognized the slogan #blackgirlmagic. …

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Taraji gave out cookies, Leo won and Alejandro González Iñárritu is making history The 73rd Annual Golden Globes happened last night.

Last night, the 73rd annual Golden Globes premiered several surprises. Leo winning best actor, not surprising. “Revenant” director Alejandro González Iñárritu winning best director and best drama…do we smell back to back Oscar winner? The highly critically acclaimed film “Carol” was noticeably absent. Taraji P. Henson won for her role …

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Savvy’s Guide to Star Wars The fans awaken.

“The Force Awakens” has floated in the cultural ether in some form or fashion since 2012 when Walt Disney officially bought Lucasfilm and consequently the entire Star Wars franchise. Let’s fast forward to 2015: Darth Vader lurks in the Disney parks and tickets for the newest installment have been sold …

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Remembering Mrs. Hardie: 1926 to 2015

We asked our regular contributor—and resident garden expert—Kathy Hudson to share a special remembrance of longtime STYLE writer Dee Hardie, whom we lost in early December. Twenty-odd years ago, on a cold night at St. John’s Church in Glyndon, I met Mrs. Hardie. “Dee,” she corrected then, and always. Her …

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Week Two The Public Responds to the Freddie Gray Trial

  Since the first trial in the Freddie Gray case began last week, we have heard from Dr. Carol Allan—and a second medical expert, Dr. Morris Marc Soriano—that despite the five officers’ intention, this case is a homicide. Both doctors are remaining firm in their findings. A little stir was …

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