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On the 'A' w/ Souleo: Spoken Word Film 'Slam' Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.05.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

If there were a poem to describe the thoughts of independent film producer and director Marc Levin on the 15th anniversary of his gritty film, "Slam" it would likely include the phrase "blown away."

Honoring Champions of Social Justice

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Deepak Bhargava

Where most people see a troubled kid, actress Sonja Sohn, best known for playing Detective Kima Greggs on The Wire, sees someone whose potential has n...

Who's Playing Emily's Mom On 'Revenge'?

Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

It's official: Emily (Emily VanCamp) of "Revenge" mom has been revealed. According to TVLine, Jennifer Jason Leigh is headed to Season 2 of the ABC...

WATCH: 'The Wire: The Musical' Is The Most Important Thing You Will See Today

Posted 06.05.2012 | Comedy

[Standby for a completely unprofessional reaction that both fails to adequately sum up the fascinating cultural implications of this video and gives y...

Is It Just Another Tuesday?

Sonja Sohn | Posted 05.20.2012 | Crime
Sonja Sohn

Today the Supreme Court hears the cases of two young men who were sentenced to die in prison as 14-year-old children. The Court should find that young people sentenced to life without parole as children cannot be deemed beyond hope of rehabilitation. Kids can, and do, change.

Where Have All 'The Wire' Stars Gone?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Like most "Wire" fans who deeply and un-healthily lament the loss of a beloved masterpiece, the mere mention of anyone associated with the HBO ensembl...

Elected Officials, VIPs and Grassroots Slam Drug War on 40th Anniversary

Tony Newman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Tony Newman

June 17 will mark forty years since President Richard Nixon officially declared a "war on drugs." A trillion dollars and millions of ruined lives later, the war on drugs has proven to be a catastrophic failure.