Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, and Audra McDonald are to star in “Rustin.” The movie is a biopic of the gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin and is the first feature to be produced by Higher Ground, the production company set up by former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. George C. Wolfe, […]
Viola Davis is starring in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom as Ma Rainey, an African American singer who was known as “Mother of the Blues.” Rainey was one of the first blues artists to record and has been credited as one who helped evolve the genre and bring about popularity. Rainey died in 1936 at the […]
Actor Colman Domingo reminds us of the importance of recognizing everyday heroes. Never forget the unsung heroes who support you in your everyday life.
Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated as a great orator, ambassador for nonviolence, and civil rights leader. A new offering that commemorates MLK is “The Radical King,” a collection of 23 of Dr. King’s essays and speeches. This collection is monumental, as it marks the first time the King Estate has allowed a dramatic interpretation of King’s words. The series […]