director: Stan Lathan

The Sky is Gray

January 25, 2005

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

In 1940 there was still a lot of segregation and racism in this country. When a young boy has a toothache, his hard-working mother, who works in the fields, takes him to town to see the dentist. The trip is an awakening for young James. This is a story about hard times in this land. It was an [...]

Its Black Entertainment

July 17, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

(12+) A fascinating, well-produced look at some of the great Black artists who paved the way for today’s newcomers. My only objection is the exclusion of Ethel Waters and Harry Bellefonte, who each contributed immensely to movie music. (Someday, check out Ethel Waters singing “Happiness is a [...]