The life of teacher/preacher Howard Thurman is explored, with emphasis upon his influence on MLK, Jr. & other Civil Rights activists.
The fathers of both Charlie Brown and Charles Schultz were barbers—and each remembers them with fondness the warmth and feeling of acceptance that filled their fathers’ shops. Not so in the case of the character played by Ice Cube in this funny and insightful comedy. Calvin is the third generation of his family to run …
We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.
The story of how after the Civil War whites used a clause in the 13th Amendment to transform slaves into criminals, a legacy that we are still fighting.
In this father-son film a promising black student is pulled between his gun-wielding friends & his strict father, the latter concerned about gun violence.
Two black brothers and their friend in the hood are in danger from drugs & violence, with the father of one of them trying to teach his son right from wrong.
Yes, the movie is full of R-rated language, BUT this true story is so compelling and timely that I recommend the film. Click the image to read my entire review.
Not Rated–Documentary. Running time: c. 55 min. Our content ratings: Violence 1; Language 0; Sex 6/Nudity 0. Our star ratings (0-5): 5 It is well with those who deal generously and lend, who conduct their affairs with justice. Psalm 112:5 Even non-fans know of Jackie Robinson and Manager Branch Rickey’s bold and brave integration …
Black boxer, convicted of murder by a racist cop using false testimony, writes a book but is unable to prove innocence until a teenaged boy pushes his case.