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Black History Month: Reflection and Action

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This Black History Month, we pay deep respect and homage to the late Tyre Nichols and reflect on the urgency of systemic change.  The significance of Black History Month serves as a reminder that the contributions and experiences of African Americans have been integral to the fabric of American history and must be fully recognized and celebrated.  Yet despite progress in some areas, many African Americans continue to face disparities in, among many other areas, the criminal justice system.  Tyre's tragic and reprehensible demise conjures a story we hear far too often.  In the summer of 1985, Edmund Perry, a 17-year-old Harlem resident and honor student, bound for Stanford University in the Fall, was gunned down by a plainclothes police officer. Murder Without Motive tells Perry's story of more than 20 years ago, yet it seems all too eerily familiar. Edmund Perry has everything going for him after he graduates with a scholarship to attend Stanford. With his dedication paying of

A Guy, a Girl, and a Pizza

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Bank Robber is legit.  If ever you wanted to see McDreamy in his birthday suit, no less on his birthday, then fire up Bank Robber now! McDreamy is everything and a bag of chips (and a pizza - you'll see why) and Lisa Bonet is super legit hot in every way. And the two of them...magic. Here's the premise. After robbing a bank, Billy hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tenants for their silence. Soon the tenants begin to up the price for their trouble. It is fun, silly, and totally watchable. And did we mention Lisa Bonet is super hot? And it has a ridiculous cast: Patrick Dempsey, Lisa Bonet, Judge Reinhold, Forest Whitaker, Olivia d'Abo, Mariska Hargitay, Michael Jeter, and JB Rogers, better known as the director of American Pie 2.  Say it Isn't So?! (JB Rogers fan humor). The premise is fantastic. A guy robs a bank because his gold digging girl is simply unsatisfied. Utterly unimpressed she bails anyway, so he hides out in a h