If you are an admirer of James Baldwin, you will surely want to read Eddie S. Gaude Jr.’s book BEGIN AGAIN. In its 238 pages (including a subject index) the frequent MSNBC guest gives us a grand tour of the life and writings of this fiery Black prophet. It does more than confirms what, we …
Just Mercy (2019)
I urge readers to see this film. Click the movie title to read my entire review. 5 out of 5 stars.
The Banker (2020)
Two black men hire & train a white to be their front so they can buy real estate & eventually a bank from racist businessmen in the 1960s.
Great Films to Recall Dr. Martin Luther King’s Vision
I am highlighting seven films that recall Dr. King’s struggles and his vision in the civil rights movement. Click this headline to read my entire column.
Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
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; …
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
A superb film! Click the image to read my entire review.
When Richard & Mildred Loving marry in Wash DC & try to live in VA., they are arrested, their case at last landing at the Supreme CT. The Court strikes down miscegenation laws everywhere.
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
When Rosa Parks, sec. of the local NAACP, refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man, her arrest galvanizes Montgomery’s blacks, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to boycott the buses.
Prepare for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by going to see this wonderful movie. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.
Miss. Freedom Summer Project Part 13
Friday night we ate supper in what could only be described as a “dive.” We would have been scared to death to enter such a place in the North. People sitting around drinking & talking. Several dancing, many of them quite high. Everyone nodding or saying hello as we walked in. Roger & I had …