A Maddox kind of Mastery: Alton Maddox and the Silenced Story

A Maddox kind of Mastery: Alton Maddox and the Silenced Story

In pondering or even celebrating Bryan Stevenson’s book Just Mercy’s transition from a book into a film, it is imperative to acknowledge that Stevenson’s contribution is one of many. Here, I reference the reality that Stevenson embodies a single attempt to actualize justice for those too often deemed beyond its reach. In considering others who [...]

Just Mercy, A Review

Just Mercy, A Review

Just Mercy begins the new year with the latest African embodiment of the American mantra: “if you work hard, you can achieve impossible things.” The film, based off Bryan Stevenson’s book of the same title, delineates an abridged version of the trials and tribulations encountered and overcome by a young lawyer who confronts a corrupt [...]