This week on ‘Basketball Wives,’ Jennifer Williams finally steps up. How long this will last is yet to be seen.
Life for most people, with it being filled to the brim with a myriad of trials and tribulations, is a formidable challenge where merely eating daily and maintaining a roof over their head is a major success. Yet, there are those among us who seem to naturally and almost organically excel to the heights of personal and professional achievements.
As part of The Cleveland Playhouse’s Black History Month celebration, they welcome the first-ever production of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” with an African-American cast. Since its 1953 inception, “The Trip to Bountiful” has changed hands quite a few times and was even made into a film in 1985. But, in the hands of Director Timothy Douglas, it will resurface in a light in which it has never been looked at before.
For the greater majority of all people who are born and grow to reach maturity and adulthood at some point in time they struggle with identity, purpose and what their meaning is really all about. These anxious feelings that are sometimes composed of fear, self-loathing, confusion and isolation many times are only compounded by the fact that few people going through this cycle ask or reach out for help, in fact many will recoil from any form of aid that is offered to them.
2011 Oscar Nominations: 'The King’s Speech' lands a dozen nominations Mo’Nique Miffed by Snub of Halle Berry
The Oscar nominations were announced early Tuesday morning at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills by last year’s Best Supporting Actress-winner Mo’Nique (for Precious) along with Academy President Tom Sherak. The King’s Speech, the inspirational bio-pic about King George VI’s struggle to cure his stutter, has emerged as the early favorite in the annual awards sweepstakes, landing nominations in a dozen categories, including Best Picture, Actor (Colin Firth), Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Director (Tom Hooper) and Original Screenplay (David Seidler)