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Tribute | Virgil Abloh, A True Architect

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Virgil gave us SB Blazers, graphic T-shirts, New Era hat wearing – who listens to rap music with no fashion design background?  Kids hope that we could all become Artistic Directors and Designers for large fashion houses if we stay true to ourselves. Virgil was a true architect in building a bridge for our culture to thrive in different spaces we were not welcomed to in the past.

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Film Review | Disney’s Encanto

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Encanto is a film five years in the making and it shows in the quality of the animation, songwriting and storytelling throughout its runtime. It is the sort of heartwarming tale you will want to watch again and again, the kind you put on when it’s cold outside and all you want to do is snuggle under a blanket with a loved one and escape somewhere magical. Encanto’s magic will soon be available from the comfort of home, available to stream on Christmas Eve.

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Film Review | Five Feet Apart

Film Review | Five Feet Apart

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A film with timely echoes, “Five Feet Apart” tells the story of Stella and Will – two teenagers with cystic fibrosis – their struggles, and the love that blooms between them in the most star-crossed of places. CF patients must stay five feet away from each other at all times in order to avoid catching each others’ specific strains of bacteria which can lead to serious infections, removal from the transplant list, and a much quicker death.

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Tupac | #LoveHard, #LoveStrong

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Tupac Shakur was an American rapper and actor who came to embody the 1990s gangsta-rap aesthetic, and who in death became an icon symbolizing noble struggle. Consistently placing on editorial lists as one of the greatest rap musicians of all time, Tupac Shakur (1971-1996) wrote much of his work highlighting the poverty and inequality of life in the inner city.

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