Jurnee Smollett-Bell Gets Deep About Underground, a Slave Narrative That Will Make You Proud to Be Black. The star of the new WGN America series talked to The Root about the heroes of the Underground Railroad and why this show is important.
The Great Debaters (2007) A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise...to see bio drama