I am assuming that you have read my review of HBO’s exciting new series Lovecraft Country and so know that it combines themes of racism with science fiction and fantasy horror, its three protagonists being African Americans. If you have not, then click on the title below and read that first, else much of the …
The story of Malcolm X from his youthful gangster days thru his conversion to Islam in prison to his rise in leadership of Black Muslims and his murder when he broke with its leader.
This sci-fi film in which 2 teenagers of color try to change a tragedy by inventing time machines & traveling back a day is set amidst the Black Lives Matter protests.
Screenplay by Cynthia Whitcomb, based on the book by Sheyann Webb & Rachel West Nelson, told to Frank Sikora. Cast & characters: Sheyann Webb – Jurnee Smollett; Rachel West – Stephanie Zandra Peyton; Martin Luther King, Jr. -Clifton Powell; Jonathan Daniels – Mackenzie Astin; Betty Webb – Ella Joyce; John Webb – Afemo Omilami; …
The story of an unlikely black couple who, in flight from a cop killing, journey through the South where both blacks & whites consider them folk heroes.
Controversial, timely and I give it 4.5 out of 5 stars. Click the title to read my review.
The life of teacher/preacher Howard Thurman is explored, with emphasis upon his influence on MLK, Jr. & other Civil Rights activists.
The fathers of both Charlie Brown and Charles Schultz were barbers—and each remembers them with fondness the warmth and feeling of acceptance that filled their fathers’ shops. Not so in the case of the character played by Ice Cube in this funny and insightful comedy. Calvin is the third generation of his family to run …
We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.
The story of how after the Civil War whites used a clause in the 13th Amendment to transform slaves into criminals, a legacy that we are still fighting.