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BAD TOM CLANCY MOVIE

Watching Trump’s administration lie on a nearly daily basis is like being asked to referee basketball at the Special Olympics. When you see the kids traveling on every possession, you learn to let a few calls slide otherwise no one could ever score. Don’t get overly PC on me. First off, it’s funny. Secondly, as […]

In this Aug. 28, 1963 photo, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, gestures during his "I Have a Dream" speech as he addresses thousands of civil rights supporters gathered in Washington, D.C. onths before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina. Reporters had covered King’s 55-minute speech at a high school gymnasium in Rocky Mount on Nov. 27, 1962, but a recording wasn’t known to exist until English professor Jason Miller found an aging reel-to-reel tape in the town’s public library. (AP Photo)

I HAVE A NIGHTMARE

Until recently I always looked at myself as somebody that embodied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Dream” (Though many that know me would say Post-Nation Malcolm). I come from a segregated, poverty stricken Brooklyn Housing Project, to having the privilege of receiving a high school, college and graduate school education from some of our nation’s […]

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

FENCES

I highly recommend everyone go see the film adaptation of August Wilson’s play “FENCES”. Starring and directed by Denzel Washington, the film chronicles the complexities of an African American patriarch, frustrated by broken dreams and minimal opportunities in the backdrop of 1957 Pittsburgh. Wilson won both a Pulitzer Prize as well as a Tony award […]