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The Help Review

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Darius A. Gray | Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices
Darius A. Gray

I was raised by "the help." I don't mean that "the help" served me in my parents' mansion. No, my parents were "the help" in white households -- my mother a domestic servant and my father a handyman.

The Help Isn't Helping

Robin Quivers | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Robin Quivers

I can't tell you how many times white women have told me they saw The Help and just loved it. In some ways, I think they're trying to tell me that thanks to the film, they now get it.

Revisiting Our Nation's Legacy of Race Relations in The Help

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The white Jesus on the wall in Aibileen's humble home, a place of honor next to a photo of her deceased beloved son, underscores the amazing conflicts of everyday life in 1960s Mississippi.

The Courage of Greatness!

Russell Simmons | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Russell Simmons

My brother, Danny, recently reminded me of the time my father took us both to the front of a picket line. He took me off his shoulders, let go of Danny's hand, and decided to lay down in protest in front a moving bulldozer.