We were pretty psyched to hear that Samuel L. Jackson would be making his Broadway debut this fall as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in The Mountaintop and we're happy to report the cast keeps getting better!
Initially, producers wanted Halle Berry to portray Camae, a mysterious maid at the Lorraine Motel where King was assasinated, but due to her child custody battles with her ex, she couldn't commit to the role.
Producers have announced they found a suitable replacement by casting Golden Globe winning actress Angela Bassett!
The play will
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According to a new book about the civil rights leader, the answer is YES!
The bound-to-be-controversial book claims that Malcolm X had "an early homosexual relationship with a white businessman."
Wowsa! We'll admit we didn't see that one coming…and we're pretty sure we are NOT alone.
Do U think the book's claims about Malcolm X are true?
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