After winning 3 Oscars, Sunday night, the film ‘Green Book’ has been receiving backlash. ‘Green Book’ is about the world renowned African-American musician Don Shirley, that had an Italian bouncer by the name of Anthony “Lip” Vallelonga in 1962 chauffeur him through the Deep South. The movie touched on a multitude of variations of racism which include sex and […]
Congratulations are in order!! Spike Lee finally did it, he won that elusive Oscar for Best Adaptive Screenplay for is film BlacKkKlansman at last nights 2019 Oscars. For all his years of hard work finally the 2019 Oscars academy gave credit to where credit was due. Spike Lee gave a memorable speech that showed his […]
Green Book‘s Best Picture — Musical or Comedy win at the Golden Globes arrived with some controversy, which is quickly being eclipsed by unearthed past acts from the filmmakers. First, an old tweet from writer Nick Vallelonga resurfaced, and folks realized that he climbed onboard with now-President Donald Trump’s bogus claim that Muslims celebrated 9/11 in the […]
Nick Vallelonga has been one of the new bright stars of the 2018 movie awards season, thanks to his screenplay for Green Book. The crowd-pleaser, about a white racist from the Bronx (Viggo Mortensen) who befriends an esteemed black pianist (Mahershala Ali), has earned raves and accolades, most recently the trophy for the Best Picture — […]
In 1936, an African-American mailman created a travel guide specifically designed to help African Americans on the road know where they could go and safe as well as be treated with dignity.