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A BEAUTIFUL MIND: AUTHOR TONI MORRISON IN “TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES THAT I AM”

Her self-fulfillment, her struggles, enlightenment, success
Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

“The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.” This is the striking quote that begins this wonderful documentary that looks at the legacy and life of this consummate author and scholar. “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” is a straightforward documentary that works due to the power of its ... more >

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“WHEN THEY SEE US,” a sobering reminder of an America we’d rather not think about

Series stands as inglorious symbol of institutionalized racism
Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Michael K. Williams and Logan Marshall-Green
Directed by Ava DuVernay

At the heart of Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us" is the fate of Antron McCray (Caleel Harris, Jovan Adepo), Kevin Richardson (Asante Blackk, Justin Cunningham), Yusef Salaam (Ethan Herisse, Chris Chalk), Raymond Santana ( Marquis Rodriguez, Freddy Miyares) and Korey Wise (Jharrel Jerome). The five black men from Harlem were wrong arrested and convicted for the supposed rape of the Central Park ... more >