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    RIchard Murray Creative Table

    We are in the age to the biography, taking out the visual spectacle from the high fantasy/space opera/super hero comic world <lord of the rings/star wars/avengers> the prime stories in film and in book are biographies. It make sense in two levels. one, the biography is the antithesis, the opposing idea, to the highly fictional harry potter/twilight worlds that are very desired today. The artistically interesting point is that when the high fiction makes a key cultural point worthy to nonfiction it can strike a poignancy in the readership/audience or other receivers that stick in the mind. When darth vader threw the emperor over the side the truth is, a character introduced through violence, destruction, murder who emits that throughout the entire trilogy is forgiven as a parent who saved a child's life, who he was trying to kill just before then. The truth is, some parents will be low quality parents, even if they try their hardest not to... it is called nature, in nature all things can happen. WE as humans know it. Darth is a well made example to that. The audience forgives darth for the one moment, when living side negativity was put on a scale to risking death saving a child, when the character act opposite to the entire known history at that moment; and that relate to an element in many human being unwritten biography, the element being a failed parent whom the author wish for one moment be the most loving parent or the author had for one moment as the most loving parent. In the reverse, biographies are in existence cultural points in a series while they have unknown fictional glints that can betray or reject the entire message from the biography. Take hidden figures, Taraji p henson or Janelle monae did not look like the women they depicted but more importantly, the role more segregated education had on all three women, the movie underrates. Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson went to high school on the campus of west virginia state college and then went to college in west virginia state, now west virginia state university. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan went to Wilberforce university, graduating at 19 with a bachelors in mathematics, thus she spent her high school years in a black college. Mary Winston Jackson went to the George P. Phenix Training School created from the hampton institute and then entered Hampton Institute now Hampton university. Each woman's educational background from modern day junior high/high school to their bachelors was in a totally phenotypically segregated setting. But that did not blockade them from working side whites peacefully or positively despite white negativity toward them, later in life. Now the absence to their educative roots is not a lie, merely an absence. A biography is not lessened from absence. But, the movie give the impression these women had dealt with whites intimately,especially concerning arithmetic, their entire life; they did not. The message in the film is that blacks side whites made the usa what it is today. While some suggest today, no black america or white america exist, like the director to the film whom I quote:" It's just a film. And if we keep labeling something 'a black film,' or 'a white film'— basically it's modern day segregation." ; They are missing the fact that in the segregated times, when a black usa or a white usa visibly or unquestioningly existed, black schools existed, and their existence was not confined to only a high school education or variations to shacks for facilities; said segregated Black Schools aided or fermented the black women that are lauded as champions to desegregation, hidden figures. I imagine spike lee's new film blackkklansman will be a similar design to hidden figures in storytelling; the following link , an interview between Ron Stallworth side Ed Gordon said it all LINK ; while attacking trump will occur in the film, the people who voted for trump <the majority in the white community in the usa> is the real story. What say you? ...Most of you know I love well crafted photography, but sometimes the best photography is not in artful craft but in the raw moments they catch, these two photos were taken at the same time , a few miles from each other , you will have to click the following link to see the photos spaced together, but it is worth it LINK
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    RIchard Murray Creative Table

    ok @Mel Hopkinsmany today... maybe most readers <I assume that absent proof> are into nonfiction mostly, thus why biographies are huge money makers today.
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    A link to The Shack from William P Young http://wmpaulyoung.com/the-shack/ That was part to why I asked @Mel Hopkins globally or highly well known strong mom characters are rare, as involved characters especially. Someone said, harry potters mom is an example but potters mom died before the books started. her action was strong, but everything about her is memory from other characters, thus, if not forgettable she is a de facto side note as a character.
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    Who is the best mother in fiction? any phenotype/religion/genre/language/age/species apply. @Mel Hopkins @Troy @Cynique @Kalexander2
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    @Mel Hopkins our pleasure... I bet one of the wild dreams has an opening line... it all begins with honey:)
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    @Mel Hopkins true:) but, what separate a baby from a program is a baby while it is created at least physically through parents, its design is special. the parents can not determine what it will be, like all the rest created from humans. @Kalexander2 yes , the one key thing that black people must state or remember is that our vote would not had changed it. The presidential election in the u.s.a. is fifty elections. whomever get the majority vote in a state gain all their electoral votes, except for two states, where the votes are divided upon the percentage. Black people do not have a majority vote in any state in the usa, and the white vote this past election voted as a block for donald trump. The black vote voted against trump, all non white votes , voted against trump side carson, but none of them separately or together did and do have the quantity to win it alone, as the white vote proved.
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    one thing @Kalexander2 carson /trump all said they would do these things if elected
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    Remember @Kalexander2 every machine purpose stem from its creator, not itself
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    I see @Mel Hopkins yes, one member in the masses at a time:) Nice line Data analysts can collect all the information in the world; sift through it and concoct part of our stories but it will never be accurate. It will always lack intimacy. For me, artificial intelligence will never be truly intelligent. Merely an illusion alluding to intelligence that serve the vanity in humans to be masters to something.
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    For kobo Authors This week we’re announcing our upcoming takeover of the Reedsy short story contest! Who is Reedsy? Reedsy is an online marketplace of professional editors, marketers, and cover designers who are available to guide you through every stage of the publishing process. Reedsy handpicks these professionals for their incredible work experience in the publishing industry. As well, Reedsy offers beautiful and easy collaboration tools to help you co-author your next book. As a Kobo Writing Life author, you are entitled to a $20 credit when you sign up for Reedsy. To get started, visit the link below: https://reedsy.com/a/kobo What is the Reedsy Short Story contest? Every Friday, Reedsy kicks off a weekly short story contest by sending out a newsletter that includes five themed writing prompts. Subscribers have one week to submit a short story based on one of the prompts. One winner will receive $50 and publications on Reedsy’s blog. For our takeover, we’re also adding in an extra prize: a 60 minute one-on-one consultation with the Kobo Writing Life team! How do I enter? Head to http://www.reedsy.com/writing to subscribe and you’ll receive a newsletter with our theme and our five writing prompts. To enter, submit a short story based on one of the prompts by April 27th. Don’t forget to read the contest rules. We can’t wait to read your stories!
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    The Story: Yours, Mine and Ours

    I amend:) especially today:) I do not have the numbers but how many people had their informatios shared from others, given freely from others in the internet age.
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    Black owned creative outlets I apologize for posting these late cause creativity require time, but if any of you have work, please apply. I sadfully will not be able to apply to the fiyah in time so my work to that I will probably submit in the email listing once finished. https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/submissions/ Issue 7 Theme: Music | Accepting submissions April 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018 Black contributions to musical genres are unmatched. Music is the language of the soul, and for this issue we’re looking for stories where music plays a central role. Maybe the devil really does hand out talent at the crossroads, or maybe that lounge singer isn’t quite what she seems. Send us all of your stories featuring music as magic, music as catalyst, or whatever your devious little hearts come up with. Share your favorite stories on Twitter with #FiyahLit Nubianpoets.com is proud to have Latorial Faison who has been featured along with Iyanla Vanzant, Danny Glover, and Dr. Cornel West in the 2003 NAACP Image Award winning book Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from the Black Community as this year’s contest judge. https://madmimi.com/p/79b2db
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    Character Building

    great image:) wise prose
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    I thought about Under the Cherry Moon from Prince, part of the prince film trilogy: purple rain/under the cherry moon/graffiti bridge... all the titles are lovely are they not. I think the style in under the cherry moon is good for an animation. I wish I had been able to artistically connect to Prince on those films. Maybe animated films between the live actions. In ode to his spirit flying yesterday, the lead song from the PArade album, which operated as the soundtrack to the film, under the cherry moon Imagine Aeon Flux animation design remaking under the cherry moon ? Ouaga is a beautiful city, This is a great story, if you have patience some things will change, not everything but something. Burkina faso is very beautiful. On Sunday, March 11th, 2018, at the Méliès de Montreuil cinema, Caroline Carré receives the director Theresa Traore Dahlberg, accompanied by the distributor Matthieu de Faucal (Juste Distribution), who presents her film "Ouaga girls". At the end of the screening, she met the public with Delphine Kohler from the Montreal association "Les filles du facteur".youtube.com - "Ouaga girls" en questionsSee the complete credits list http://momentofilm.se/films/ouaga-girls/ see the trailer https://vimeo.com/201254986 What is the best film showing internal communal problems in a religious community? The following film made me think to it Has anyone seen the trailer for the film disobedience? As a new yorker I have seen or communicated to members in, what I call religiously rigid, what is commonly or falsely called orthodox jewish community. Orthodox means the correct path. The religion does not seclude said community; their interpretation to the jewish spirituality is what does it. They choose to let parts to a book rule their entire community. Two from the same gender fornicating is a gression, a movement, but it is passionate/lusting/sweaty it is not trans meaning powerful. Forbidden love, they mean to say illegal love... love is never truly forbidden, it has to come from the heart, the rule from the hearts to the people who feel it. It is like the Lovings, the law made it illegal, not the hearts to either from the Lovings. love, faith,freedom in many form are in the story but not sexuality. sexuality is not being challenged or changed in any way. A woman fornicating side another woman has not changed her gender or sex. The trailer is excellent, it is clear what the base points are, but the relationship to all the characters in the community is still up in the air. It is clearly a statement film. I am interested to see how it plays out, not to go to a movie theater, but to see once on cable or some service that i pay for later... yes. This was funny enjoy 3:16 was an excellent point 3:24 the woman who has the large breast was so exhilarated she had to bounce up and down while the center figure in the camera shot... like she did not know she was on camera? I love the views 1, 257,460 views for people reacting to a television program in a bar, if only i can get those numbers:) The biggest problem is that in the book , most of the people killed in the show are still alive and well. so the difference is massive between show or book, which is probably why george rr martin has so many delays to the winds of winter. Geoffrey was killed by a shade from melisandre not littlefinger. The guy in the video is a clear littlefinger fan.