On Saturday morning I put up the door for the Crafts Closet. One of the sons of Mr. Hawkins was eager to help. In the afternoon Roger and I went out calling on people to gather information on intimidation. News had already come in about two cross burnings during the previous night. The first house …
James Brown’s life was glorious, heroic and deeply troubled as well. Click on the movie’s title to read my complete review of “Get On Up.”
As Black History Month arrives, I am recommending a little-known South African movie that is available on Netflix. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.
This made-for-TV miniseries is a good, solid introduction to Dr. King’s life, and it’s available from Amazon and Netflix. CLICK on the film’s title to read my entire review.
The story of Dr. Luther King and the many brave men & women who engaged in the Montgomery Bus Boycott is told in great detail.
The film, based on the memoir of Solomon Northrop, is about his being kidnapped and set to hard labor as a slave on Louisiana plantations before winning his freedom after 12 years
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his
In 1971 at a newly integrated Virginia high school a black coach must bring hostile white & black players together in a city in racial crisis- a true story.
In Depression era Alabama two young children of a white lawyer witness their father buck racism by defending a black man charged with raping a white woman.