Author Archives: Kam Williams

  • Zoe Saldana Back in the Flesh for DC Comics Adaptation

    Zoe Saldana was basically unrecognizable playing the lead role of Neytiri in Avatar because her character was covered from head to toe in gobs of blue makeup when not a completely computer-generated, digital creation. So, if you want to see Zoe in the flesh, she currently has two movies in ...

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  • D.C. Fab! Exposed – April 27, 2010

    Spring is underway in the District and it feels great. As Hollywood comes to the District for the White House Correspondents Dinner, one of the biggest events of the season, other Washingtonians are gearing up to lay to rest one of the Civil Rights Movement’s greatest leaders. Check out ...

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  • Going Natural: How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair

    “Five years ago… I knew nothing about my natural hair. It was that mess that grew out of my head… which was only relieved by using scalp-burning chemicals and hair-singeing heat. It was that unprofessional, bad, embarrassing stuff that, if I were to wear in public, would ...

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  • My Holy Bible for African-American Children

    ”Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Excerpt from My Holy Bible for African-American Children Given the recent Easter season, Christian parents might like to check out this new Bible specifically designed ...

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  • Buddies Travel Back to the ’80s in Raunchy Road Comedy

    If the ostensible objective of each generation of raunchy road comedies is to up the ante in terms of debauchery, then Hot Tub Time Machine definitely deserves to be given its due, since this relentlessly vulgar exercise in depravity easily outdoes many of the earlier examples of the shock ...

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  • My Big Fat Mexican Wedding

    Is the idea of a Chicano marrying an African American really all that shocking? Maybe it is in L.A., where gang warfare has brothers and cholos gunning down each other in bloody drive-bys. Elsewhere, I suspect it’s not that big a deal, but don’t tell that to the Ramirezes and the ...

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  • New Book Helps ‘Sistahs’ Find the Faith

    “The women in this book have come a long way to meet you. Some of them write under a new name to protect their families. Others speak in their own name to save their lives… As you read these stories, be comforted if you are afflicted. Be clothed with the robe of many colors, the ...

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  • Book Review

    “Henrietta died in 1951 from a vicious case of cervical cancer… But before she died, a surgeon took samples of her tumor and put them in a Petri dish. Scientists had been trying to keep human cells alive in culture for decades, but they all eventually died. Henrietta’s were ...

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