Nate Parker, star of “Beyond The Lights” joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the film. “Beyond the lights,” directed by Gina Prince…
The world may be abuzz over President Barack Obama’s decision to shake the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson…
Actor Danny Glover recently signed on to produce the “Black Power Mixtape,” a documentary about the struggles and growth of activism in the Civil Rights movement, and is saying that it’s a inspiring film that should usher change in America. Also read: Documentary Explores Racial Tension Between Haitians And Dominicans PBS Freedom Riders Documentary Draws […]
Before Barack Obama became the first African-American President (sorry, Bill Clinton does NOT count) the only time we saw a Commander-in-Chief of color was in the movies. Sometimes the portrayals were dignified (Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact) other times they were not (Terry Crews in Idiocracy), but nine times out of ten the world was […]
On December 18, 1985 Alice Walkers Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple was released as a full-length feature film directed by Steven Spielberg. The all-star cast included Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg, just to name a few. Rae Dawn Chong played Mary Agnes aka “Squeak”, the mousy-voiced girlfriend of Harpo (played by Willard […]
Montgomery County police spokesman Capt. Paul Starks says Glover and others stepped past yellow police tape and were asked to step back three times at Sodexo headquarters. When they refused, Starks says officers arrested them.