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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

“Chi-Raq”: An Amusing Look at a Serious Topic

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer February 25, 2016
For a film that begins by presenting a damning social statistic-more Americans have been killed in Chicago in the last decade than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined-Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" is curiously, but not pointlessly, lighthearted.

Academy Awards display Hollywood patriarchy

Hillary Smith February 26, 2015

When this year's Oscar nominations arrived, I –– like many others –– was disgusted by the complete shut-out of actors of color and female writers and directors. Excluding the designated female...

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