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

Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

International Business Times

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during the Republican debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday was asked to address his state’s record on employment, and his view of the Louisiana economy did not seem to align with that of the moderators, who pointed out that the unemployment rate there is higher than the national average. “We have more people…

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

International Business Times

Santorum Says He Respects Democrats

During the Fox Business Channel presidential debate, moderators asked the cRepublican presidential andidates who in the Democratic Party they respect. While Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal deflected the question and led his fellow White House hopefuls to do the same, Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum ultimately circled back and answered the question, and then some. “You know who…