The tragedy that I was never taught anything about the positive contributions he made, someone who looks and sounds like myself, in this country is upsetting because you are shown no examples of the height to which you can reach.

Thespian Adrian Lester, on fellow British actor Ira Aldrige.

Standing By While Life Goes On: In the movie, Nowhere Better, Emayatzy Corinealdi makes due with her man behind bars.

The Hustle Continues: British actor Adrian Lester, a regular guest star on the TV sitcom Girlfriends, seeks his due recognition.

Blair By SouthWest: Blair Underwood is the new underground Cash Money / 50 Cent / Jay-Z.  Recently the actor, known for his on screen suit and tie persona, launched a clothing line. Now, he’s the frontman for a new novel.

A Gentleman and A Drum: Jazz drummer Reggie Quinerly releases his newest album.

In-House: Review of the 1970’s prison flick, “Penitentiary.”