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Joe Morton

The N'Word as Sculpture

Joe Morton | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices
Joe Morton

If I were a sculptor, I would create a memorial to all those who have suffered from its poisonous and debilitating affects. I would construct the word out of deeply scarred and rusted steel to symbolize its onerous antiquity and unfortunate endurance. I would make the letters as tall as the average person to suggest that human beings, not animals, were demeaned by this word.

When Will Black Historical Films Focus On Triumph, Rather Than Plight?

Joe Morton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Joe Morton

It is very difficult for me to view a film like 12 Years a Slave, as brilliant as it might be perceived, without being angered about the amount of violence perpetrated upon black flesh and black womanhood, without feeling that the self-worth of modern day African Americans is being diminished, without feeling that this kind of film enflames an omnipresent and smoldering mistrust of whites by blacks.

Watch Out, Fitz: Jake's Coming Back!

Posted 06.14.2013 | TV

"Scandal" has promoted Scott Foley to series regular status for Season 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm thrilled to join such a talente...

The Future Of Olivia And Fitz, And More Season 3 Scoop

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.18.2013 | TV

ABC's "Scandal" finale closed the climactic second season with the show's biggest bombshell yet: the mysterious Rowan (Joe Morton), the B613 boss who ...