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NEW ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATES 13 LP Total Shares: 3490073 Owns 16.2% Stake in Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc (RARX)DailyQuintThe investor owns 3,490,073 shares of the stock worth $44,498,431. The reporting parties listed on the disclosure included New Enterprise Associates 13, LP, NEA Partners 13, LP, Nea 13 Gp, Ltd, M James Barrett, Peter J Barris, Forest Baskett, Patrick J ...and more »
Posted on 8 January 2017 | 2:33 pm
  Strong finish: No. 5 Penn State, No. 9 USC
Strong finish: No. 5 Penn State, No. 9 USC roll into Rose BowlPeoria Journal StarPenn State head coach James Franklin, right, greets Southern California head coach Clay Helton during an NCAA college football news confernce for the Rose Bowl, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Nittany Lions will take on USC on Monday, ...and more »
Posted on 1 January 2017 | 6:14 pm
  Top 10 Odd News stories of 2016 - UPI.com
UPI.comTop 10 Odd News stories of 2016UPI.comThe video shows Baskett walking away with what appears to be blood on his finger, but he admitted in a Facebook comment that he added that portion of the video in after the incident using simulated blood because the raccoon's bite "didn't even scratch ...and more »
Posted on 28 December 2016 | 7:26 am
  Wilkins, Hall - Franklin County Times
Wilkins, HallFranklin County TimesThe bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Yvonne Wilkins of Pittsburg, Texas, and the late Lorene Baskett of Cortez, Colorado, and Charles and Billie Baskett of Cortez, Colorado. She is a 2008 graduate from Mississippi College with a B.S. in ...
Posted on 21 December 2016 | 6:39 am
  Having steeled its new Polynesian adventure
The Ringer (blog)Having steeled its new Polynesian adventure against charges of whitewashing and appropriation, Disney has charted ...The Ringer (blog)... Joel Chandler Harris's popular anthology of black Southern folk tales, was Walt Disney's attempt to capitalize upon a phenomenally popular literary franchise with a mix of friendly critter animation and live-action portrayal (by James Baskett) of ...and more »
Posted on 30 November 2016 | 11:23 am
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  Here are the world's 'happiest'
London, Mar.23 (ANI): The "World's happiest playlist" was recently unveiled by the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the International Day of Happiness with Stevie Wonder anthem. Ed Sheeran, James Blunt, David Guetta and John Legend were among the musicians and actors who contributed to the UN's official feel-good selection, designed to spread cheer among listeners and raise awareness ...
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 11:03 pm
  The United Nations Released a Playlist of
Friday was the United Nation's International Day of Happiness, and who better to ring in the day than Pharrell? Speaking to a crowd of students, the artist-producer told them that fighting for the environment was crucial to everyone's happiness. "If you don't have a home, then you don't have a ... More »
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 8:16 am
  Michael Douglas' smiley song
Michael Douglas loves to listen to Disney song 'Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah' because it always makes him smile, especially "during the muddy season".
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 10:00 am
  Songs to make you happy
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 3:52 am
  The UN Has Your Playlists for Its
Friday is the International Day of Happiness, and the United Nations has the world’s happiest playlists ready. The UN joined with various celebrities and two online music streaming services, Pandora Inc. and MixRadio, to compile collections of music designed to make the world joyful. Pharrell Williams, who won a Grammy Award for the song “Happy,” created a station on Pandora that features songs ...
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 5:46 pm
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  My oh my, what a wonderful day - does this
Uncle Remus was portrayed by James Baskett in Disney's 1946 film Song of the South which tells the story of Brer Rabbit and features Baskett singing Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, and here he is apparently watching a game at the old sloping pitch. Song of the South ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 9:22 pm
  United Nations releases happy songs playlist
The United Nations kicked-off its global celebration of the International Day of Happiness on Friday ... “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” by James Baskett at the request of actor Michael Douglas, “We Are Young” by Fun at the request of British pop singer ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 1:36 am
  Why the Academy Should Give an Oscar for
Initially riffing on the tradition of Honorary Oscars, which nowadays tend to be makeup awards for people the Academy has inexcusably neglected to honor but in years past went to people like James Baskett, who portrayed Uncle Remus in the notorious "Song ...
Posted on 26 February 2015 | 10:51 pm
  Oscars: A look back at some early,
There was a similar reaction eight years later when James Baskett received an honorary Oscar for his role as Uncle Remus in Walt Disney's live action-animated musical "Song of the South." The NAACP and other civil rights groups criticized the performances ...
Posted on 1 March 2014 | 4:00 pm
  The True Tale of Br’er Oscar
The point of the story is that there was one key talent from Song of the South who was not even permitted to go to Atlanta for the premiere: actor James Baskett, who played Uncle Remus. Like Hattie McDaniel before him, who had won an Oscar for Gone With ...
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 4:00 pm
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  thesaurosie: RT @Lexual__: The star of the
thesaurosie: RT @Lexual__: The star of the movie, James Baskett, wasn't allowed to att~*! the premiere of the movie in Atlanta https://t.co/ZM2ZGKEk3y
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 12:17 am
  Ntlantlamkhatha: RT @Lexual__: The star of
Ntlantlamkhatha: RT @Lexual__: The star of the movie, James Baskett, wasn't allowed to att@ the premiere of the movie in Atlanta https://t.co/ZM2ZGKEk3y
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 12:17 am
  tweetbrieyanna: RT @BlackToLive: On this day
tweetbrieyanna: RT @BlackToLive: ^&~^ this day in 1947 James Baskett was given a Special Academy Award for his part in Disney's "S^&~^g Of The South" https://t…
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 12:17 am
  FTUILMLE: RT @Lexual__: The star of the
FTUILMLE: RT @Lexual__: The star of the movie, James Baskett, wasn't allowed to att% the premiere of the movie in Atlanta https://t.co/ZM2ZGKEk3y
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 12:17 am
  sapsuckaa: RT @BlackToLive: On this day in
sap^!~aa: RT @BlackToLive: %@# this day in 1947 James Baskett was given a Special Academy Award for his part in Disney's "S%@#g Of The South" https://t…
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 12:17 am
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  Open Question: What's wrong with Disney
James Baskett as Uncle Remus was Wonderful! That film's look so ahead of time for the 40s!
Posted on 11 January 2017 | 11:19 pm
  Resolved Question: Do you remember who Uncle
Posted on 17 February 2012 | 9:22 am
  Resolved Question: Without looking at
in the 73 years prior to the 2002 best Actor and Actress wins for Denzel and Halle--students of contemporary cinema I bet you can only come up with 6--who is the 7th, and what did he/she win for (and don't cheat!)? Is Whoopi correct in accusing the reporters of sloppy journalism or is she crying sour grapes? Thanks for your response! My question was for the seventh actor from the list of black winners who won in the acting category prior to the 2001 wins for Denzel and Halle who both won Best Actor trophys (I knew that 6 of the 7 would be easy for most people)--you were correct in your list--for the most part--only Denzel, Portier, Fox and Whitaker have won in the Best Actor category--the others are supporting, the only black actress to win a Best Actress Oscar is Halle--the others are supporting awards. The 7th actor that I was looking for is James Baskett, who won a special Oscar in 1948 for Song of the South ("Zip a dee doo-dah,zip a dee ay"). What I take from your comment is what the NYT article railed against http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/movies/awardsseason/13movies.html --the shameful implication that the work of black actors is not on the same level as white actors. The fact is that many great performances have been ignored or simply given a courtesy nomination (i.e. Ang (i.e. Angela Bassett in X, Diana Ross in Lady Sings the Blues, Oprah in Color Purple), when they should have won in their category. It's telling that in the entire 83 year history of the Academy Awards, only 13 awards have been given to black actors--2 of those to Denzel. There is no other explanation for the exclusion of African Americans or the stereotypical racist inside joke awards (i.e. Mammy & Uncle Remus) than American racism, plain and simple. And you can not tell me that there were no nomination worthy performances this year--For Colored Girls had three amazingly nuanced performances submitted by Loretta Devine, Macy Gray and Michael Ealy--but again, Hollywood doesn't traditionally recognize such actors or their work--yet Dame Judi Dench wins for a 8 minute performance in Shakespeare in Love (1998), and Beatrice Straight for her 5 mintues in Network (1976)--not to diminish their work--but I wonder what the Academy's justification is for ignoring Macy Gray's 14 minutes of out -standing and powerful work. . . .
Posted on 15 February 2011 | 4:01 am
  Resolved Question: Are we now into black
known but great James Baskett, Hattie McDaniel starring in the great old disney movie "Song of the South" Not only is it a warm hearted movie, but it also shows how the slaves of the old south before the civil war were not all mistreated. It has no sex or violence and lets the younger generation in on some of truth as to how our customs and our culture was. Yes, but why should we be subject to people of imagined sensitivities, They do not like the way they were in that period, and do not realize how they had to struggle to gain respect, with a poor education system they did very well with life in general and overcame adversity. James Baskett was not allowed in to watch the primier in Atlanta,but did not complain, knowing how fruitless it would be against the 'good ole boys' that ran the government.
Posted on 8 February 2010 | 8:49 am
  Resolved Question: Who sing the racist song
Posted on 10 January 2010 | 3:00 am

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