December 2001
Week of Dec 21st thru Dec 28th

The Sound Garden

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Sultry Sounds For You
A rising star shining bright and whose light precedes her.

by Humam Abdulmalik

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Specials

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BLACKPOPGO
BET. Black. Entertainment. Television. Boy, ain't that a big sloppy mess. I honestly have nothing to really add to all the criticism and scorn that have been heaped on the channel in the last couple of years..

by Vincent Williams

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Articles

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HARRY POTTER AND THE SCREENS OF POWER
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone grossed $93.5 million in its opening weekend and appeared on 8,200 screens.

Intro by Scott D. Southard

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Festivals

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"ONE WEEK" in Acapulco
"In a community where homophobia still plays a major role socially, "One Week" comes direct in it's dealings with an epidemic that is affecting young African-Americans at an alarming rate."

by Neil Hodges

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INTERVIEWS

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Toe to Toe with the Chosen One : An Interview with Will Smith
In the last ten years, no other person has captured the hearts of television, music, and film fans more than Will Smith. Achieving success on all levels isn’t enough for the “The Fresh Prince”.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

So You Want to Be An Assistant Director? : Roger Bobb Has Some Advice
Over the past five years, Roger Bobb has become one of the hardest working , most sought after First Assistant Directors in the independent film community. He has worked on over 30 feature films and television shows.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

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books for your mind

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Exclusive - "Babies & Fools, The Burning of Superflyville"
The winter moon was a yellow stain across the sky, softly illuminating the countless storefronts lining the sidewalk. Coming outta The Oasis after going to pick-up some loot from mommy, I could still hear Red Jackson talking in his bellowing Little Caesar/James Cagney voice, stirring stardust echoes in my head...

Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV

by Michael A. Gonzales

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SJ's Corner

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Don Cheadle
This man can act. This man is a star. This man is a thespian. This man will win an Oscar – someday. This man is Don Cheadle.

by Shelby J. Jones, Editor

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