Category: discrimination

BORN 0N THE FOURTH OF JULY

Forty years ago Ron Kovic’s memoir, Born on the Fourth of July, was released and soon sold over one million copies.   The movie version, co-written with Oliver Stone and starring Tom Cruise as Kovic, was the 1989 Academy Award-winning film.…

The Many Faces of Josephine Baker

In this multi-layered portrait of one of the most famous African-American performers of the 20th century for Chicago Review Press’s Women of Action series, Peggy Caravantes presents us with Josephine Baker: a flamboyant, difficult woman whose dream of integration and…