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T-Pain Introduces Us to Up-and-Coming Millennial Entrepreneurs in T-Pain’s School of Business

We’ll admit it. The only reason we know who T-Pain is, is because we’ve heard of a little thing called Auto-Tune. Yes, we know he’s won a few Grammys. Yes, we know he’s been number 1 on Billboard. Yes, we know he’s an internationally known singer/songwriter, rapper and producer. And […]

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Investigation Discovery Preview: “Love & Hate Crime” Examines a Murder in Mississippi

When a group of white teens get into their cars and travel from their homes in the suburbs to a city with a majority black population just to mess with them, are they racist? The answer is always “yes.” In Love & Hate Crime: A Murder in Mississippi, Investigation Discovery takes […]

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Bob Marley Transforms from Showman to Shaman in Netflix’s ReMastered “Who Shot the Sheriff?”

The premiere: To say that watching “Who Shot the Sheriff?” was an education is a serious understatement. Not only did I get a vital history lesson on the internal and external political forces that shaped Jamaica in the ‘60s and ‘70s – and what caused the disenfranchisement and oppression of […]

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Director Kim Snyder Previews Her New Netflix Short Documentary “Lessons From A School Shooting”

So far this year over 380 people have died and over 1200 have been wounded in mass shootings in the US. Since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, there have been over 1600 mass shootings. Following director/producer Kim Snyder’s critically acclaimed documentary Newtown about the tragedy, she calls this film […]

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It’s Time For Ilhan: Director Norah Shapiro Previews Her Powerful New Documentary [Exclusive]

Political newcomer Ilhan Omar is the first person of Somali descent to be elected to a legislative office anywhere in the United States. Battling a 43 year incumbent and male challenger, also from the Somali-American community, Ilhan sets herself apart by demonstrating her enthusiasm and willingness to listen and learn from […]

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Ken Burns Explores Faith, Hope and Science in His New PBS Documentary “The Mayo Clinic”

Is the Mayo Clinic the greatest medical center in the world? Every year, over 1 million patients arrive from all 50 states and over 150 countries. Their guiding principal has always been: The needs of the patient come first. For namesake William Worrall Mayo, the scientific method, hard work and […]

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HBO Documentary Preview: (This Is) Jane Fonda In Five Acts

I had no idea Jane Fonda was this interesting, but I’ll have to blame that on my lack of imagination and knowledge of the facts of her life. Of course, I knew she was an actress. And I knew she was an activist. But what this documentary does so well […]

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POV Preview: Meet the Overlooked Heroes and “Survivors” of the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

During the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, the country received international press attention because healthcare workers from both Europe and the United States contracted the disease and were later diagnosed in their home countries. We all remember seeing the images of bodies being carried in white sheets on the news. The fear […]

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National Geographic’s “Science Fair” Preview: Meet the Kids [Exclusive]

In part 1 of my preview, I talked to co-director Darren Foster and research teacher Dr. Serena McCalla about the importance of science and why people should see this film. In this preview, it’s time to meet these talented and impressive young adults. Kashfia is a soft-spoken Muslim girl at […]

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Making Science a Priority: We Preview National Geographic’s “Science Fair” [Exclusive]

Embed from Getty Images I remember participating in science fairs when I was in junior high and high school, but I don’t remember them being anything like this. Most of us probably only think of students who excel in the sciences as nerds and geeks. And that’s doing them a […]