Tag: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Best Movies You’ve Never Seen: KEEP THE FAITH, BABY

Directed by Doug McHenry Written by Art Washington Released 2002 This made-for-cable film originally aired on Showtime and stars Harry Lennix as legendary Harlem congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. The film begins near the end of Powell’s congressional career, where a young reporter for a Black newspaper (Russell Hornsby) visits Powell in the home Powell…

THURGOOD

This is a one-man show, written and produced by George Stevens Jr., that has been performed by James Earl Jones before. But this more recent versions stars Laurence Fishburne as the Late Thurgood Marshall, the legendary lawyer who successfully argued the landmark Brown Vs. The Board of Education case, which ended legalized segregation in public…