Here are two things we missed:
Part one of CNN's Latino in America premiered last night. Part two is on tonight 9 p.m. EST. By 2050, the U.S. Latino population is expected to nearly triple. In this special report Soledad O'Brien explores how Latinos are reshaping our communities and culture and forcing a nation of immigrants to rediscover what it means to be an American. Click here for more info and to join the online conversation about the show.
From the Times website:
“Precious,” the harrowing story of a 350-pound illiterate teenage girl who is pregnant for the second time by her father and horribly abused by her mother, is shot in an almost-documentary style interspersed with fantasy sequences. (It opens Nov. 6.) Like most independent films, it is character-driven, and at its heart is a spirit of understanding. When Precious’s plight lands her in a special school, she blossoms: the audience’s initial rejection of Precious, even repulsion at the sight of her, slowly gives way to a kind of identification.
Edd will have update you all on urban music front soon.