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Anthony Mackie to Play Martin Luther King in HBO’s Adaptation of All the Way - Falcon and Heisenberg as MLK and LBJ.

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

HBO is adapting the Tony-winning Broadway play All the Way, which tells the story of how President Lyndon Johnson fought to enact the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play earned Bryan Cranston a Tony Award for playing LBJ, and Cranston will be reprising the role in the HBO version. Show More Summary

Anthony Mackie to Play the Martin Luther King Jr. to Bryan Cranston’s Lyndon B. Johnson

Marvel's onscreen Falcon Anthony Mackie will bring the muscle in a different way as American civil-rights leader MLK in HBO's adaptation of All the Way, a Tony-winning play starring Bryan Cranston as another frequently initialed American leader, Lyndon B. Johnson. According to Deadline, Mackie's role will be "significant" and portray... More »

Anthony Mackie Will Be the MLK to Bryan Cranston’s LBJ in ‘All the Way’

23 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Captain America’s big-screen buddy is set to portray another, even greater, American icon. Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO Films’ All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston as U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson. More details on the Anthony Mackie Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

The SCOTUS Fair Housing Act Decision a Welcome & Needed Win Following Racial Tragedy

It was in the wake of the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. in April 1968 that President Lyndon Johnson signed into law a major pillar of U.S. civil rights legislation, the Fair Housing Act. Nearly 50 years later, it is in the wake of...Show More Summary

England 'must learn 2011 lessons'

England great Martin Johnson urges the current players not to repeat the mistakes of his much-criticised 2011 World Cup squad.

The Decline Of The American Leading Man?

Terrence Rafferty: “The phenomenon may have reached its unignorable peak in last year’s docudrama Selma: the parts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, Governor George Wallace, and President Lyndon B. Johnson were all played by Brits. … Crisis or not, this is getting embarrassing.”

NASCAR power rankings: Truex surpasses Johnson, Harvick to grab No. 1 spot

With Martin Truex Jr. on historical run, he leapfrogs Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick in this week’s rankings. Even though he was coming off a victory a week ago, Martin Truex Jr. remained third in the power rankings because the guys ahead of him in the rankings had done nothing to indicate they weren't deserving of the top two positions. Show More Summary

Why Rachel Dolezal deserves a break

In the 1979 movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin introduces us to his character (Navin Johnson) with the classic and hilarious line: "I was born a poor black child." The flashback to his upbringing shows him surrounded by his happy black family singing and dancing on the front porch of their sharecropper's...

Why Rachel Dolezal deserves a break

In the 1979 movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin introduces us to his character (Navin Johnson) with the classic and hilarious line: "I was born a poor black child." The flashback to his upbringing shows him surrounded by his happy black family singing and dancing on the front porch of their sharecropper's...

Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick lead NASCAR power rankings; Martin Truex Jr. closes gap

He may now have a win to his name, but Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick each have multiple victories this season. The premise of the NASCAR power ranking couldn't be any more straightforward. To be at or near the top, a driver needs to perform well consistently. Show More Summary

Tweet N Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon, Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms every week looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR drivers, personalities and other people around the world of stock car racing. These were some of our favorite posts and we hope you enjoy them too! 1.) Bring Buescher & Bubba to Pocono 2.)...

Steve Martin on eve of his AFI award: 'I never had a vision for my career'

Since his breakout role as the sweetly naive Navin Johnson in director Carl Reiner's 1979 hit "The Jerk" and the three Reiner collaborations that followed — "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid," "The Man With Two Brains" and "All of Me" — Steve Martin has made about 40 films, most recently the animated...

NASCAR Dover 2015: Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. come up short

Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. had their chances, but neither could find a way to beat Jimmie Johnson Sunday. Although Jimmie Johnson may be the all-time wins leader at Dover International Raceway, for much of the FedEx 400 it looked as if victory No. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson wins 2015 SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway

Thanks to a decision not to pit late, Jimmie Johnson emerged with the Kansas win Saturday night. Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. may have been faster throughout the SpongeBob Squarepants 400, but when opportunity presented itselfShow More Summary

Home Movie Review

Director: Tim Johnson Actors: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Aww, Dreamwork, how we love you so … even, if you are the stepchild of animation. You...

Valdosta, Georgia -- a racial powder keg?

On January 11th, 2013, the body of high school sophomore Kendrick Johnson was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat inside the Lowndes County High School gymnasium. Efforts are under way to make him a Trayvon Martin.

Northern Lights

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

The choir Voxcetera and the Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra, with conductors Adam Johnson and Jane Hopkins, will be performing Vivaldi's perennial Gloria at St Martin in the Fields on 28 April 2015, but it is in the smaller work which are also in the programme that the concert's main interest lies. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans, Scourge of Functional Democracy, Are Blocking the Washington Voting Rights Act

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

President Lydon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looks on. Republicans apparently don't want to protect the rights he fought for. Senate.gov Senate Republicans appear to be letting the Washington Voting Rights Act die, rather than pass it, for the third year in a row. Show More Summary

Gustafsson Says He Could Beat Rumble 6 out of 7 Times, Rumble Responds with Heat

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is not happy about Alexander Gustafsson 's recent sentiments. Speaking with Swedish MMA (quotes relayed by MMA Fighting's David St. Martin), Gustafsson shed his feelings on his UFC on Fox 14 loss to Johnson,Show More Summary

Rep. John Lewis on Selma, Civil Rights, and LGBTQ Equality

“It cannot wait,” says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights movie Selma, which opened nationwide last Friday. King is pleading with President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Voting Rights Act. It’s a trenchant scene whose message is not lost on Rep. Show More Summary

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