I want to stay away from the obvious cliches when I judge this film on its own and within the long view of Ava Duvernay’s career (‘this is an important film’), so I’ll try to find the right words at the end… The conceit of this documentary is that while the 13th Amendment abolished […]

Where Are We Going?

So this past weekend I was back in front of the camera.  My character was the ghost of a black kid from the 50s who was killed by a lynch mob for doing something he wasn’t supposed to be doing.  In this case, ‘doing something he wasn’t supposed to be doing’ meant talking to a […]

For Trayvon…

(sigh) While there wasn’t really any chance I was going to sit this one out, as information has continued to spill out about this case, I find myself driven to the point of nearly ‘ranting’.  I’ll do my best to just make it plain and stay on topic, but if I end up write/yelling in […]