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August Wilson Fences

The "Fences" Cast on Denzel, Viola, and Bringing the Pulitzer-Winning Play to the Screen

Nell Minow | Posted 12.17.2016 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

My favorite film of the year is "Fences," with a screenplay by the late August Wilson, based on his Tony and Pulitzer award-winning play. It stars ma...

A Salute to the African American Playwright August Wilson

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.21.2015 | Black Voices
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

This film is a beautiful legacy. It sheds light on a very gifted man who, like many creative people, was raised under difficult circumstances in an underserved area of Pittsburgh. All of his plays were "doors" into the black experience, and from many eras of the American story.

On Black Men

Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Carroll

Despite the hope, as a parent raising a black son in a country very presently immersed in the horrific beauty of racial change and evolution, I am careful to remind him that there are still fences.