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Apple is reconsidering a push for Will Smith’s ‘Emancipation’ as a 2022 release, awards contender

Will Smith is still facing backlash following the Oscar slap seen globally. Six months after slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars moments before winning Best Actor for “King Richard,” Smith’s career remains in the air. According to The New York Times, the Oscar slap has sparked a debate internally with Apple executives on if […]

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Reflections, impacts of slavery shared at Manitoba’s first official Emancipation Day event | CBC News

Winnipeggers gathered at the St. Norbert Arts Centre on Monday to mark the creation of legislation that abolished slavery in Canada 188 years ago, and reflect on the ongoing hardships Black people face.  Co-host Uche Nwankwo said the anniversary is an opportunity to discuss Black history and discuss the work that needs to happen to end the ongoing effects of slavery. […]

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Why Apple Should Release Will Smith’s ‘Emancipation’ This Year (Column)

“Have no fear of perfection — you’ll never reach it.” A quote by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí feels appropriate when discussing the apprehension about releasing the Will Smith-starrer “Emancipation” this year. With “Killers of the Flower Moon” staying the course for 2023, and Smith posting an apology video for slapping Chris Rock at the 94th Oscars, […]

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Health

Songs for the dead: Oberlin celebrates Juneteenth with singing and dancing

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