OF NOTE Magazine And The City College of NY Invite You To GIRL RISING

1901858_10152076084923737_1687399551_nGirl Rising journeys around the globe to witness nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 2)

Omar Tyree 2By Eartha Watts Hicks

We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Best Man Holiday’ Best Movie (video)

Christmas is coming early for Universal’s “The Best Man Holiday.”

Malcolm D. Lee’s comedy sequel, made for only $17 million, should take in over $30 million at the box office this weekend, wildly exceeding expectations for the Universal film, which were originally pegged in the mid-to-high teens. Continue Reading →

Moreland At The Movies: Button

Movie Review

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by T. A. Moreland

The Case of Benjamin Button is indeed curious. Set in New Orleans in the 1920s, Benjamin is born into a cycle of reverse aging; he enters the world burdened with old age frailties and grows younger over time.

His mother dies at his birth; his father shocked by the decrepit new born, leaves him on the doorstep of a senior citizens’ home. Queenie (Taraji P. Henson) a caretaker at the home takes him in and raises him as her own. Continue Reading →