‘Seinfeld’ was called the show about nothing. It’s hard to believe it first aired 30 years ago this month.
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Some historical events are etched in our minds by date, or at least by the dates when we traditionally remember them — December 25th for Christmas, July 4th for Independence Day, but how about June 17th? That’s when nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, one of the oldest black congregations in South Carolina and possibly in the United States, were fatally shot by a white gunman. The movie, ‘Emanuel’, helps us to remember. It also helps us to understand in a way that wasn’t possible in the chaos of the tragedy in 2015.
What happens when you ask a Ku Klux Klan leader and a black activist to work together in 1970s North Carolina? Something like throwing gasoline on the fire? Well, not exactly, but you will see burning gasoline and more importantly, people changing for the better — even profoundly — in “The Best of Enemies.”
The History Channel has made its reputation with a wide range of shows delving into the past. This season, when we commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the channel retells His story with a four-part series. What can we expect from “Jesus: His Life?” Stay tuned and I’ll give you my take.