fruitvale station

The Family of Oscar Grant Wants Fruitvale Station Named After Him

The Family of Oscar Grant Wants Fruitvale Station Named After Him

In an effort to keep his memory alive, Oscar Grant’s family made a plea to BART’s board of directors to have Fruitvale Station named after him.  In a statement to KGO-TV, Oscar Grant’s mother Wanda Johnson said, “it would be an atonement, it would be part of BART saying yes, this happened here, we vow […]

Michael B. Jordan: I Only Want Roles Written For White Men

variety actors on actors day

One of the most actors in demand in Hollywood right now is 31 year old Cali native Michael B. Jordan. From playing “Kilmonger” in this year’s Black Panther blockbuster to playing the real-life Oscar Grant in the chilling Fruitvale Station, Jordan can fill the shoes of almost any character thrown at him in front of […]

Michael B. Jordan Wants to Audition for Roles Written for White Men

Michael B. Jordan Wants to Audition for Roles Written for White Men

Michael B. Jordan is most definitely a real one. Despite the roles he adapted in the early stages of his career, the actor wants to try something new. He told his agent, he no longer wants to audition for roles written specifically for African-American men. He wants the role that he’s told he can’t have. […]

Denzel Washington Says He’s Passing the Torch to Michael B. Jordan

Denzel Washington Says He's Passing the Torch to Michael B. Jordan

Last week, Michael B. Jordan and Denzel Washington sat down with the New York Times to discuss creating new opportunities for people of color. Jordan began reflecting on a time when film critics compared him to Washington following his performance in Fruitvale Station. When someone says you’re like your idol, it’s like,‘really? You see that […]