Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out

The 2021 Oscar Academy Awards ceremonies were different: delayed for two months, limited attendance, no after-parties, no usual red-carpets dramas. However, two awards made history: Daniel Kaluuya as supporting actor in a critical movie about the Civil Rights struggles by Blacks in America and Chloé Zhao as Best Director, becoming the first woman of color, ever,  to win the title.  

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Coming 2 America movie trailer

Coming to America movie, released in 1998 was a master piece. It was one of the first movies to show Black people as independent people, with structured societies, not slaves, savages or just happy to serve as  butlers. The movie set a standard that was to be followed by others, such as Black Panther (see here: Black Panther Movie Highlights Challenges Faced by Resources Rich Africa and Blacks in the World ). Coming To America sets a precedent and solidified the foundation on Black society and culture.  It started a movement. Coming 2 America is a movie to watch by almost every one. With a predominantly Black cast and strong women characters, it is inspirational for Blacks: young boys, girls, and adults. 

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Mully, the documentary movie

Evangelist Dr. Charles Mutua Mulli's has been living an extraordinary life.  Over 30 years, his fundation, Mully Children's Family or MCF, has rescued more than 12,000 children from the slums and dangerous streets of Nairobi, Kenya, rehabilitated and reintegrated them in the society. Some are doctors, teachers, social workers, and other professionals operating around the world. They all call him "Daddy Mully".

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The Widow Amazon Series highlights human tragedies in Rwanda and DRC

At the onset, The Widow series is just a story about a widow searching for a closure on the disappearance of her husband. Then, the series ends up being a masterpiece uncovering the complexity of human tragedies,  civil wars, war crimes and genocides in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda, and how Rwandan leaders, working with corrupt Congolese Army (FARDC) military generals, use these tragedies to loot Coltan from DRC and smuggle it into Rwanda. 

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