Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr

Abraham, Martin & John – Freddie, Richard & Robin

Abraham, Martin & John – Freddie, Richard & Robin

Liken to three men who believed in equality, peace and respect for human life, three men brought joy, comic relief and hope to millions of people.  Three men assassinated for being committed to their beliefs will forever have their place in history, for living up to a standard that they believed everybody deserved.

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“GET ON UP” – The James Brown Movie

“GET ON UP” – The James Brown Movie

Chadwick Boseman, the star of the movie “42” based on the life of Jackie Robinson, has taken on the role of James Brown for the biopic “Get On Up.”  The film chronicles Brown’s life from poverty to his rise to mega success, as he became one of the most influential musicians in history.  World renown as “The Godfather of Soul”, Brown is unequivocally “The Pioneer of FUNK.”

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MISSING THE FUNKIEST MOMENT

MISSING THE FUNKIEST MOMENT

The FUNKIEST moment is being there, in the moment, not recording it.  I watched Oprah Winfrey’s address to Harvard University online last night.  One being able to have the opportunity to hear a person of her caliber, success and expertise in a private setting speak, is rare.  When moments like this occur, you should really be in tune and focused, not recording it.

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Forest Whitaker FUNKS UP “The Butler”

Forest Whitaker FUNKS UP “The Butler”

Oscar Award winning actor, producer and director Forest Whitaker has several projects on deck right now.  Soon to be seen as the lead in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” opposite Oprah Winfrey, he has current and upcoming roles in six other films.

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Sculptor Tina Allen

Sculptor Tina Allen

Tina Allen is no longer with us but her sculptures can be seen around the world.

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Collecting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Collecting Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presenting the Museum Of UnCut Funk Martin Luther King, Jr collection.

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Betty And Coretta

Betty And Coretta

Betty and Coretta, the Lifetime Original Movie, premieres February 2nd and will probably run periodically throughout Black History Month. Betty and Coretta tells the dual real-life stories of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz as they create an unbreakable life-long bond after their husbands’ tragic assassinations. Specifically, the movie follows them as they continue on as single mothers and keepers of their husbands legacies.

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Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Our Friend, Martin is a 1999 animated children’s educational film about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement.

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President Obama Dedicates The MLK Memorial

President Obama Dedicates The MLK Memorial

“If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“I Have A Dream”

“I Have A Dream”

August 28, 1963
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“I Have A Dream” Speech
March On Washington
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

“I Have A Dream”

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

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