Queen Latifah has always confronted race issues straight on and with intelligence and compassion.
How far can a Dad go to raise kids his way? Viggo Mortensen struggles with that question in “Captain Fantastic.” And he reveals he drew on his experiences walking the line of parenting with his own son.
Elie Wiesel earned his legacy with eye-opening words of tragic truth and elegant protest.
He told me, “When I look back on 1945 I think we were so hopeful. We thought the world had learned a great lesson- justice would prevail. If anyone told me then that we would see widespread hate in the world again, I would not have believed it. Now I know those things can happen again. Wherever you turn there is war, racism, colonialism, hunger, and humiliation, on a collective level. People forget. There is Antisemitism – even though mankind has the tools more than ever to communicate principals and educate each other. I’m not so concerned about the fate of the Jewish People. I’m concerned over the fate of the world. If this kind of hatred is possible, the world is in poor shape.”
“We need respect for one another. RESPECT for the pluralistic view of society. Respect for another person’s sorrow, another person’s joy, another person’s silence. We need respect for God and for ourselves, perhaps.”
Careful… this is an upsetting video but animal lovers are speaking out and I want to help. If you are an animal lover, this will shake you up. Brave friends are trying to create awareness.
I’m beginning to sense a pattern here. From True Blood to his new role in The Legend of Tarzan, Alexander Skarsgård has a hard time keeping his shirt on! I can’t really blame him. The Muscle and Fitness cover boy can really rock a set of abs.