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 […]

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COMMUNITY POLICING

Once upon a time in small communities like Brooklyn, NY, residents would walk down the street and see a neighborhood patrolman, we will call him officer McMurphy, rousing the local hooligans for missing school, loitering or just general perceived mischief. Now back then this wasn’t profiling, racial or otherwise, because McMurphy walked the beat regularly […]