The movie “Glory” reveals the story of the 54th Massachusetts, a black regiment who fought at Fort Wagner. They were one of the few and first such regiments involved in armed combat. The story explains the struggles of this African American regiment facing racism, discrimination, stereotyping, and segregation as they prepare for battle. Their white leader, Colonel Shaw, son of a wealthy abolitionist family from the east, builds a combat read...Read Full Post »
Kansas State began the Big 12 Semifinals trailing along with Oklahoma State. In the ending minutes of the 1st half, however, K-State began having defensive intensity, giving them offensive opportunities. The Wildcats began a run that would only grow bolder in the 2nd half.
Kansas State began the 2nd half with a 6-0 run, extending the lead to ...Read Full Post »
In The Mighty, directed by Peter Chelsom, a unique story about Kevin, a young child suffering from Morquio Syndrome, and Maxwell, a tall, lonely 7th grader with size 14 shoes (like me) become friends, going above their situations for the better of the two. The movie is an attempt to translate the book Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick into a film. Made in 1998, the movie is similar to other films of the time period. Although it is such an old movie, its meaning an...Read Full Post »