May 17, 2014

AT NPR, NOSTALGIA FOR SEGREGATION.

Meanwhile, the Brown anniversary is a good time to plug the excellent Separate But Equal. It’s a really well done film, with only one criticism: When it came out, Charlie Black told me “They got Sydney Poitier to play Thurgood, and then they found some SOB who looked just like me to play me.” That was kind of unfair.