TriStar to Adapt ‘Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy’

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One of the most well-known and significant uprisings of the Prisoners’ Rights Movement, the Attica Prison riot happened at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, in 1971, as prisoners demanded political rights and better living conditions. On September 9, 1971,… Continue Reading

Young, Black Jazz Band Members Travel Back in Time to Roaring Twenties in New ITV (UK) Series, ‘Timewasters’

"Timewasters"

ITV2 (UK) has commissioned “Timewasters,” a new 6-episode time-travel/period dramedy written and created by Daniel Lawrence Taylor (who also stars), arriving on the channel from multi award-winning producers Big Talk Productions. Taylor said: “You don’t see that many black people in… Continue Reading

Film Inspired By ’60 Minutes’ Feature on Newark’s Saint Benedict’s Prep School (78% African American, Latino) in Development

"The Resurrection of St. Benedict's" - CBS News

Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School is an all-boys college secondary school in Newark, New Jersey, located on a 12 acres campus serving students in seventh through twelfth grades. Established in 1868 by the Benedictine monks of Newark Abbey, the school is guided… Continue Reading