Denzel Washington and Viola Davis played married couple Troy and Rose Maxson 114 times in the 2010 Broadway revival of August Wilson’s “Fences.” That number came up often in a recent conversation with the pair while Davis was on her lunch break from shooting her TV series, “How to Get Away With...
ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollimon and Juan Davis Jr. scored 16 points apiece and Troy held off Georgia State 80-77 on Monday night. Wesley Person and Kevin Baker each went 1 for 2 from the free-throw line for Troy in the final 21.2 seconds for three-point leads. Show More Summary
Jeremy Hollimon and Juan Davis Jr. scored 16 points apiece and Troy held off Georgia State 80-77 on Monday night
Every payday, garbage collector Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) holds court in the backyard of the Pittsburgh home he shares with his wife, Rose (Viola Davis) and their son, Cory (Jovan Adepo). By Troy’s side are his two best friends,...Show More Summary
In “Fences,” Viola Davis plays Rose, a woman living in 1950s Pittsburgh whose husband, Troy (played by Denzel Washington), steps outside the marriage.Troy ultimately makes a decision that irrevocably changes their marriage and family...Show More Summary
Directed by Denzel Washington, the drama "Fences" is based on the Broadway play by August Wilson and it focuses on Troy (Washington), a 53-year-old head of household who struggles with... For more, visit our blog !
In Fences, the new adaptation of August Wilson’s seminal play, Viola Davis delivers a searing speech wrought with betrayal. She plays Rose Maxson, the wife of the self-mythologizing Troy (Denzel Washington, who also directs). When Troy makes a stunning, yet calm, admission of infidelity, she’s hurt and furious. Show More Summary
With Fences, Denzel Washington directs a loyal adaptation of a landmark work of American theater: August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. The film centers around Troy Maxson (Washington), a garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh. Show More Summary
It’s not a secret that former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and now NFL on Fox analyst Troy Aikman isn’t a fan of Skip Bayless. When it was announced earlier this year that Fox hired Bayless, Aikman was outspoken on the move. He didn’tShow More Summary
Troy Davis, Iowa State’s Hall of Fame former football player, was in jail Sunday, about 14 hours after being honored during the Cyclones’ ga...
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis leave it all on the table in the first trailer for "Fences." The film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning August Wilson play of the same name, follows a black family in 1950s Pittsburgh. Troy (Washington) is the head of the household, but is bitter about his life working as a trash collector. Show More Summary
Just when you thought you were having a bad week, the ACLU slapped Kim Davis with a lawsuit, the gay Bachelor threatened to sue his anonymous online trolls, Troye Sivan’s nudes leaked, and gays started getting into monogamy. Here’s what you might of missed on Instagram: Orlando Bloom sparred with his shaolin master. Spanish actor [...]
Troy was on death row for over two decades before he was finally executed. In that time he became a leader himself in the movement to end the death penalty, with his steadfast spirit and unshakeable faith in justice inspiring activists around the world.
By Savannah Fox, Field Organizer Five years ago today, on September 21st, I became an activist. I didn’t sign my first petition or attended my first rally. I found my passion, my anger and my hope as an activist, all … Please continue reading.
Tomorrow marks the fifth anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis. Troy was killed by the state of Georgia on September 21, 2011 despite a mountain of newly discovered evidence pointing to his innocence. The day he died, Troy said, "?The struggle for justice doesn't end with me. Show More Summary
My, what a week. Still reeling from the murder of Troy Davis? Check out "10 things anyone can do to help exonerate innocent people and prevent wrongful convictions" from The Innocence Project, and continue the fight for justice. The...Show More Summary
Amy Joyner-Francis You WILL NOT BE The EmmetT Till Yousef Hawkings Amadou Diallo Sean Bell Troy Davis Trayvon Martin Jordan Davis Ranisha McBride Eric Gardner Freddie Gray Sandra Bland OF 2016!!!!! YOU WERE KILLED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE OF "NO URBAN USE TO TO ADVANCE PROGRESSIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE" DURING AN ELECTION YEAR. Show More Summary
STATE SPONSORED EXECUTION THAT GENERATED GLOBAL PROTESTS AMONG THE PROGRESSIVE "ANTI-DEATH PENALTY" ACTIVISTS Table Cell STATE SPONSORED MASS EXECUTION THAT GENERATED NO PROTESTS AMONG THE COLONIZED AMERICANIZED SO-CALLED NEGROES THE...Show More Summary
It’s a case that divided Atlanta and people all across the world. Troy Davis, an African-American, was executed in 2011, convicted of killing white police
Troy Anthony Davis had three close calls with death before he was executed via lethal injection on September 21, 2011 at 11:08 p.m. The first