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.