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‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

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It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

Steve Harvey Surprises One Of His Own Staff With A Surprise Reunion For Veterans Day

Steve Harvey celebrated vets on his show.
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Taped in advance for Veterans Day, there was nothing usual about the November 11 edition of The Steve Harvey Show and if you enjoy watching deserving people receive a little appreciation, you’ll want to tune it with a box of tissues on your lap.

To celebrate Veterans Day and to honor those who have served or who are currently serving in the armed forces, the audience was filled with members of the U.S. military. For all who attended, it was a special hour but for some, the day would become one that they would never forget. As is with tradition of similar shows, a few surprises were planned for specific people in the audience who were in need of some encouragement. These people had no idea that they would be singled out among the crowd of other worthy soldiers. But the surprises weren’t just relegated to the show’s guests. Harvey planned a surprise reunion for one of his own staff members as well.


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