Oscar-Nominated Documentary Chronicles Racist Targeting of Chinese-American Bank

Asian-Americans are often referred to as the “model minority” because of their  success in the U.S. despite the existence of discrimination which has crippled other ethnic groups. However, the label has also led many a racist to misread Asian modesty as an invitation to treat them like doormats.

Searing Expose\’ Indicts Child Support System as Racist and Rigged against Black Men

Today, there\’s a cultural consensus that the criminal justice system aggressively targets and imprisons African-Americans. Might the family courts be just as racist and rigged against black men? That is the question explored in thought-provoking fashion by Where\’s Daddy, a sobering indictment of the child support system directed by Rel Dowdell (Changing the Game).

Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic

Back in 1987, Fences won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. The August Wilson classic, set in the Pittsburgh in the Fifties, chronicled the day-to-day struggle of a blue-collar, African-American family. The production was brought back to Broadway in 2010, and it landed the Tony for Best Revival in addition to ones for Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in the Best Actor and Best Actress categories.

A Boxer Proves the Art of Forgiveness Should be Rediscovered

A Boxer Proves the Art of Forgiveness Should be Rediscovered in the U.S. ~ Amy Lignor Rubin “Hurricane” Carter: that was his name. Being a middleweight boxer was his game. But the headlines this morning are not speaking as much about his boxing career as they are the murder convictions that kept him in prison […]