When 33 Chilean miners are trapped by a cave-in, the government intervenes because the company wants to give up on them, there ensuing a rescue with many setbacks.
Black Helen lives in Louisiana where she has more than she can handle–heal her mangy dog, as well as her pastor & jobless son, both men addicted to alcohol, plus her grandson being abused.
A supernatural tale of exorcism & murder centering upon an upper NY Catholic girls’ school.
An old man grieving over his wife’s death cannot paint until his granddaughter’s touch inadvertently reminds him of the love they had share.
Western sidekick tradition is reversed when Lefty Brown’s boss is killed & Lefty, accused of murder, sets out to bring the culprit to justice.
Katie feels like drowning as she leaves a party she is hosting & tries to get her drug-addicted brother into one rehab center after another.
A cop messes up his mother’s eulogy, becomes angry with partner & loses his job and is about to lose custody of his daughter in divorce.
Drawing on his own experience Steve McQueen tells the story of a Black boy victimized by the British racist educational system designed to weed out minority students.
The true story of famous West Indian-Brit writer Alex Wheatle, from his abused childhood to his prison term where he became aware of his heritage.
I have just finished reading 2 books that expose the poison of racism, one very graphically, and the other in the lofty prose of the essay (but just as forcefully)–COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI and LONG TIME COMING: Reckoning with Race in America. Both …