Mekhi Phifer

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  • Essay about A New York Times Review of “Paid in Full”

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    young man who find of a small portion of cocaine leads him into the life of a drug dealer. He decided to quit his quiet, yet community-orientated job delivering dry cleaning around town to sell drugs in place of his ego filled best friend, Mitch (Mekhi Phifer), when Mitch gets sentenced to prison. When Ace was around Mitch all he saw were the riches and notoriety that came to Mitch because of his occupation as a drug dealer. The decision to become a drug dealer was an easy choice for Ace especially

  • Comparing Soul Food and A Raisin in the Sun Essay

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    to follow their dreams no matter what happens. Lem, the son-in-law of Mother Joe, mirrors Walter Lee's character. Walter Lee is undependable and known for getting into trouble with money. These negative attributes also pertain to Lem, played by Mekhi Phifer. These men are given the chance to show their trustworthiness to their families but always fail in the end. In the Younger family, Travis is the glue that keeps everyone bound together. This is true also for Ahmad, the glue of the Joseph family

  • Insurgent Movie Essay

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    who relish thought-provoking films. The movie introduces several new actors, and keeping the actors viewers growed to love or hate- Shailene Woodley (Tris), Theo James (Four), Ansel Elgort (Caleb), Miles Teller (Peter), Kate Winslet (Jeanine), Mekhi Phifer (Max), and Jai Cortney (Eric)( IMDb). The much-anticipated sequel builds on the solid foundation of Divergent, correlation into a bigger and intrepid movie sequel, leaving views dumbfounded about what may materialize in the final sequel (The Wrap)

  • Race in Five Film Versions of Shakespeare's Othello Essay example

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    William Shakespeare's Othello is only moderately interested in questions of race and racism. For Shakespeare, Othello's blackness was mainly a plot device. Though the bard did demonstrate concerns about racial and religious prejudice, in Othello and The Merchant of Venice, his interest in the tragedy of the Moor was principally psychological. For Shakespeare and his contemporary audience, Othello was about jealousy, hatred, and vindictiveness. The play has aged well, as have all Shakespeare's