The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
A documentary about a Black wife raising 6 children & running her business while working long hours to get the 60-year sentence of her imprisoned husband reduced.
Spike Lee’s classic Do the Right Thing was released 30 years ago but seems as relevant today. Click the movie title to read my entire review.
It’s a terrific miniseries. Click the title to read my entire 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 …
Every American should see this movie. Click the title to read my entire review.
A true story of how blacks, against opposition, were able to train as airmen during WW 2, & then formed the Tuskegee Airmen who protected our bombers better than any other squadron.
In 1948 Georgia at a “colored” school, a talented boy presents a birthday present to his teacher, a Christ painted black, creating a dilemma for the principal because his white supervisor is so upset with it.
White Elliott, raising his mixed race granddaughter alone after his wife dies, thinks he is not racist, & yet he keeps her apart from her black relatives, which leads to trouble in court.