Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan tackle injustice in ‘Just Mercy’

Just Mercy stars Jamie Foxx and Michael B Jordan plus Kobe bryant

In the new film Just Mercy, actors Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan shine a light on the broken justice system and one man’s efforts to fix it. The film chronicles the real-life story of defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, played by Jordan, in his early years as a Harvard-educated lawyer who moves to Alabama to […]

‘Just Mercy’ stars Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx stand up for the voiceless

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Rolling out spoke with actors Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, stars of the new film Just Mercy, and Bryan Stevenson, the attorney upon whose real life the film is based, at a Los Angeles screening. The three discussed the importance of fighting for the voiceless, the 2020 national election and how everyone can make […]

Thomas Miles Sr. lynching: Google’s $1M donation amplifies racial justice

In 2015, Equal Justice Initiative received a $1 million grant from Google.org to help fund the From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration Museum, as well as its Memorial to Peace and Justice. After the grant was made, EJI and Google.org looked for further ways to work together. EJI’s recently published 80-page report, “Lynching in America: Confronting […]

Teen author Stone Erickson speaks to mass incarceration and all it implies

Historically, Blacks have repeatedly been discriminated against by their White counterparts, whether it be through slavery, denial of education, or through simple prejudice and cultural nullification. However, many do not realize the true extent of Black oppression within the United States because many believe that the racist past of America has been paved over and […]

Michael B. Jordan attached to film based on award-winning book ‘Just Mercy’

Rising actor Michael B. Jordan is set to star in an upcoming film based on the award-winning book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. The book is based on the true story of Bryan Stevenson, a young lawyer who founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice designed to defend the poor, the wrongly […]