It is interesting that while many know who Karl Marx was, they may not really know his ideas, only how they were co-opted by various despots who saw in his writings the way to grab power. By focusing on Marx’s as a young man, the film is able to show us how the inequality of that time helped to form his ideas.
SPOILERS FROM THE FILM WILL BE DISCUSSED AND DISSECTED. DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM My former Grambling State University Theatre Department classmate turned prolific R&B artist Erykah Badu has a song on one of her albums called “Master Teacher.” The hook goes, “What if there were no N*****s, only Master Teachers?… [Read More]
In the traditional Biblical story, Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, the city of Joseph’s ancestry, for the census. Mary is nine months pregnant, and when they are unable to find a place to stay, they welcome their child into the world in a stable or barn. That child is Jesus, God’s son, and the… [Read More]
Richard J. Flaherty was a Special Forces Green Beret Captain and was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam. But when Miami police officer David Yuzuk meets Flaherty, he’s in his fifties and living alone as a homeless person. Over the next fifteen years, they would… [Read More]
he Millionaire’s Unit, a documentary by Darroch Greer and Ron King, is a return to celebrating the virtues of a group of young, affluent American college students who understood that their privilege required responsibility, and became some of the first American aviators in the war.