If you have enjoyed my film reviews, how about joining me and Ken Bedell and a group via Zoom when we discuss Tyler Perry’s unusual (for him) A JAZZMAN’S BLUES? (B e sure to watch the film at your convenience on Netflix.) Ken is the founder of the group Ending-Racism.org, dedicated to ending “America’s Original …
Through the story of a fictional Chicago housewife needing an abortion the story of the underground Jane Collective, the pre-Roe vs. Wade group providing abortions, is told.
A Black brother & sister in Pittsburgh argue over selling or keeping a piano carved with images of their Mississippi slave heritage.
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in MS in 1955 sparks outrage leading to the C-R Movement, thanks to his determined mother Mamie.
Spanning several decades, this is a doomed love story of a Black jazz singer & a woman able to pass as white in a racist society.
Two young Black activist women take on the Mayor & the Chicago Police Dept.’s attempt to cover up the killings of unarmed Blacks.
The sad story of how the FBI used a Black thief to get close to & set up Black Panther leader Fred Hampton for assassination in Chicago.
A mild mannered taciturn ex-London cutter proves smarter than the mob boss who uses his Chicago tailored suit shop as a drop-off for money & messages.
Patterned after Lysistrata, this is the music-filled story of Chicago women who go on a sex strike until their gang boyfriends agree to give up their guns.
The story of the government’s attempt in Chicago to discredit the anti-Vietnam War movement by putting on trial its prominent leaders.