Ohio college production casts white actor as Martin Luther King Jr. in biographical play

Ohio college production casts white actor as Martin Luther King Jr. in biographical play

Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian Kent University production of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop featured a white and black actor, which Hall says was ‘disrespectful’ and a ‘disservice’ The casting of a white actor as Martin Luther King in an Ohio university production of Katori Hall’s acclaimed play The Mountaintop was “a disservice to not just Dr

Benedict Cumberbatch defends his ‘f*ck the politicians’ speech supporting refugees

Benedict Cumberbatch defends his ‘f*ck the politicians’ speech supporting refugees

Agence France-Presse Star actor Benedict Cumberbatch has defended a speech in which he attacked politicians for their response to the refugee crisis while performing on stage in London. The 39-year-old star of “Sherlock” and film “The Imitation Game” gave a speech last month criticising the British government for not doing enough to help refugees from

Marco Rubio is wrong: Working philosophers make almost twice as much as welders

Marco Rubio is wrong: Working philosophers make almost twice as much as welders

International Business Times

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio came out in support for vocational training programs Tuesday night at the fourth Republican primary debate. While responding to a question about why he wouldn’t raise the minimum wage and what government initiatives he would roll back, Rubio said he thought one of the ways the United States could help its workers…

BUSTED: Here are 7 times GOP candidates told outrageous lies during the Fox Business debate

BUSTED: Here are 7 times GOP candidates told outrageous lies during the Fox Business debate

Travis Gettys The fourth Republican debate was much tamer than the last, broadcast within the friendly confines of the Fox Business channel — whose moderators generally allowed candidates to answer the question they wished they’d been asked. Even with that cozy dynamic, the GOP candidates dropped some whoppers in Milwaukee. Here are seven of the

GOP candidates get a smoother ride in fourth debate

GOP candidates get a smoother ride in fourth debate

Newsweek

At Tuesday night’s Republican debate, the Fox Business Network moderators spared the GOP candidates many of the alleged “gotcha” questions they complained about during the October contest on CNBC. But there was plenty of bickering between the candidates themselves. In one notable instance, Donald Trump embarked on a lengthy monologue about undocumented immigrants and the wall…

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