I did not go into the street with a sign but last Friday I participated in the #BlackLivesMatter movement in a unique way. The Presbyterian News Service, headquartered in Louisville, sent out to the country my review and set of discussion questions for the film JUST MERCY that Amazon Prime Video is offering free during …
To read my review of this film version of Barack Obama’s early life, click on the film title.
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.
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.
In this father-son film a promising black student is pulled between his gun-wielding friends & his strict father, the latter concerned about gun violence.
Wednesday. We said good-bye to Doug Marr who was returning to Conn. Wish we’d had more time together. Doug graduated from seminary the same year I did. (1963) He’s a person you really enjoy sitting down & exchanging with. Later in the morning Roger & I drove Lisa over to the Gulf station where she …
The impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott is depicted through the experience of Odessa, a maid who works across town for a white family. Her influence on the wife upends her employers’ family.
The friendship of black activist Steve Biko & journalist Donald Woods, set in S. Africa, is told up to Steve’s death & Woods & family fleeing the country.