John Singleton

1992 John Singleton ~ (film director) becomes the first Black director to be nominated for an Academy Award 1919 WEB Dubois ~ (activist) organizes the first Pan-African Congress 1940 William “Smokey” Robinson ~ (singer and recording artist) is born Detroit, Michigan

VIA: Just about the only thing that was able to catch up with Olympian Marion Jones was the law. Now John Singleton’s new film, “Press Pause,” examines the long, glorious, ultimately tarnished career of the track and field superstar and asks: should she be forgiven? The documentary debuted Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on […]