“Many of us know this famous picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos. But few know the bravery and tragedy of the white guy, Peter Norman.”
Myeshia Johnson needs your help today! Sgt. La David T Johnson Scholarship - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our Role Model Son and American Hero, Army Sergeant La David T. Johnson. This Green Beret, 25, of Miami Gardens, Fla., was ambushed in Niger while providing training and security assistance to the Nigeriens Armed Forces in the region overwhe...
Modern American history has never seen as full-scale an effort to sabotage a valid law as we have with President Trump and the Affordable Care Act — a law whose legality has been upheld twice by the US Supreme Court. The president has a legal obligation, under Article II of the US Constitution, to “take Care that the laws be faithfully executed.” That means he must make sure that our laws are implemented in good faith and that he uses his executive discretion reasonably toward that end. His age....show text
Roy Price has resigned as head of Amazon Studios, just days after being placed on “indefinite leave” by the company. Price’s exit followed allegations made by producer Isa Hackett, who revealed to reporter Kim Masters that the exec made sexual remarks to her in July 2015 at San Diego Comic-Con. Hackett, the daughter of author Philip K. Dick, runs Electric Shepherd Prods. and is a producer on the Amazon series “The Man in the High Castle,” as well as another upcoming series for the streaming ser....show text
What the Harvey Weinstein scandal can teach us about the industry, the movies and the work that must be done.
From John Ridley to Jeremy Renner to Tatiana Maslany, here's a look at some of the year's best work flying under the radar.
Listen, download this episode, or find on iTunes. Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff were two middle-aged, foreign, struggling actors who became huge stars thanks to Dracula and Frankenstein, the first two of a trend of monster movie hits released by Universal Studios during the 1930s. This season, we’ll discuss their parallel but very different lives and careers. Today, we’ll start by exploring where each man came from, what they were doing before they got to Universal, and why Universal began maki....show text
“Neo-Nazi and National Front organizer quits movement, confesses Jewish heritage, comes out as gay https://t.co/VaIfQt1Uve”
This year’s 9th Lumière Festival includes a section dedicated to classic American Westerns, selected by French helmer Bertrand Tavernier (“The French Minister”), who is also curating a collection of books dedicated to the genre, published by Actes Sud. The fourteen films to be screened span the period between 1943 and 1962, including titles such as […]
“Stop the damn lying - you’re the President. I went to Dover AFB with 44 and saw him comfort the families of both the fallen military & DEA.”
2,135 Likes, 117 Comments - Patton Oswalt (@balvenieboy) on Instagram: “ANNIHILATION is streaming on Netflix now! What a happy day!”
“Trump just banned green card holders from joining the military. Please send this history lesson to him since he blocked VoteVets https://t.co/pCDbtHm1qE”