KEEPIN IT REAL TO REEL...A TEEN'S PERSPECTIVE
Each One Teach One has become the mantra for African-American adults that are
interested in helping our young people fulfill their dreams. The blackfilm.com
crew is dedicated to creating vehicles for film professionals to achieve their
goals and we feel the same way about our youth. During the months of December
2001, January and February 2002, we worked in conjunction with high school
English teacher and Chicago native, Margretta Browne in creating our first ever
High School Editorial Staff. The students were given the freedom to create their
own Editorial Sections and had complete freedom in writing the articles from
their perspective. Each month, we will feature their work for your reading
The blackfilm.com crew
|The School||Richard Montgomery High School, Rockville, MD
|The Editor||Margretta Browne, English Teacher & blackfilm.com Consultant|
- "What Did You Really Think…The Real Deal" - American Music Awards
- The American Music Awards definitely made headlines. There were a variety of different styles presented throughout the evening.
by Carimanda B.
- A Walk Worth Remembering
- The latest singer to join the ranks of artists trying to make the crossover is the young fresh-faced Mandy Moore, best known for her hit single, "Candy" that turned her into a TRL regular and scored her a talk show on MTV.
by Christelle D.
- Diary - A Week in Black Television
- Football, football, football, I mean I luv it and all but after a while enough is ENOUGH. After about
an hour I decide that it was time to find some other television entertainment that a cocoa-complicated sista
such as myself could relate to… only there was none.
- BONES - "Snoop Dogg Makes No Bones About It"
- Producers finally decided to add some black chocolate into a horror movie. The star of the movie is the well-known rapper Snoop Dogg. And this is no laughing matter. With Snoop in this movie, the chemistry for success has been set.
Reviewed by Lorenzo M.
- Carmen Jones - Things that Make you say "Hmmm"!
- In 1955, rising star and nightclub diva Dorothy Dandridge learned that she had received an Oscar
nomination for her exquisite portrayal of the tragic Carmen opposite Harry Belafonte in a modern
adaptation of G. Bizet's classic “Carmen Suite” which was called “Carmen Jones.”
Reviewed by Lauren W.
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