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Everyone Needs to Watch ‘Miss Juneteenth’

Channing Godfrey Peoples is the filmmaker we all need to know

Nicole Beharie and Alexis Chikaeze from ‘Miss Juneteenth.’ Photos: Miss Juneteenth Film

Channing Godfrey Peoples is the Black Southern woman filmmaker we didn’t know we needed. Her debut feature film, Miss Juneteenth — the Sundance darling now available on all digital platforms — feels as urgently necessary as Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. The character…

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Ronda Racha Penrice

Ronda Racha Penrice

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ATL-based Ronda Racha Penrice is a writer/cultural critic specializing in film/TV, lifestyle, and more. She is the author of Black American History For Dummies.