Thursday, December 1, 2022
Michael K. Williams
Review: Michael K. Williams’ Final Film Role in ‘Breaking’
September 8, 2022
“Breaking,” Abi Damaris Corbin’s lean and heartfelt first feature, is a lackluster bank-robbery thriller with noble intentions enlivened by an impassioned performance by John Boyega and an elegiac final appearance by the late Michael K. Williams. ... read more »
Friends, Advocates, Leaders and Loved Ones We Lost in 2021
December 30, 2021
Hank Aaron Virgil Abloh Michelle Avan Jacqueline Avant Dr. Gwen Ball Elgin Baylor Lillian Benbow Jackson Ronald Edward Bishop Melvin (Coach Mel) Bright Dr. James V. ... read more »
Actor Michael K. Williams’ Cause of Death Ruled a Drug Overdose
October 6, 2021
The 54-year-old star of  "The Wire'' -- who was an Emmy nominee this year for his work on "Lovecraft Country'' -- died of acute intoxication from a lethal mix of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner confirmed in a statement to media outlets Friday. ... read more »
Michael K. Williams (1966-2021) Rest in Power
September 9, 2021
"Our family has been shaken to the core of the loss of our Mike. Thank you to everyone who contacted us, flooded us with love, and more importantly, prayers. I will miss my brother, my best friend and birthday partner in this realm, but I know he will continue to watch over me and our family in heaven as he did on earth," Michelle Chambers, Williams' sister, said in a statement. ... read more »
Che “Rhymefest” Smith—A Man With a Mission
April 12, 2019
In 2015, I interviewed Grammy and Oscar-winning artist Che "Rhymefest" Smith about “In My Father’s House”—a heart -wrenching documentary about his search to find his estranged father.  What he uncovered shocked him to his core. His father had been living on the streets and in and out of homeless shelters for years,  fighting alcoholism, just miles away from him the entire time.  ... read more »

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