Based on the true story of Mel Tolson, considered one of the great African American poets and in the 1930's a professor at the historically black Wiley College in Texas. Washington will also play Tolson, who inspired his students to form the college's first debating team, which went on to defeat Harvard in national championships. They had a young 14-year-old freshman on the team by the name of James Farmer, Jr., who labors in the shadow as a son of a distinguished professor at Wiley College. James's father was the 1st Negro Ph.D in Texas and speaks seven languages. It is apparent he comes from a well-educated family, when he begins college at the young age of 14. Whitaker will play the father of one of the students, who finds himself competing with the debate coach for the loyalties of his son.
Glen Powell Jr. J.D. Evermore Marcus Lyle Brown Misty Lockheart Emily Griffin Damien Leake Bonnie Johnson Tim Parati Chuck Vail Ritchie Montgomery Breon Pugh Eric Kelly McFarland Ed O'Keefe Heath Stewart Justice Leak Sean Paul Cormier Brian D. Evans Cory Patt Charissa Allen Steve Flynn Josh McBride Todd Poudrier Joel B. Hayden Terry Milam Robert X. Golphin
We agree. You are not here to view ads. The problem is that we have no choice.
Technically, Adblockers explicitly modify the intended functionality of a website. They are not perfect, and unfortunately they interfere by blocking or disabling parts of our website which are not even related to ads.
And even more important is the fact that we wouldn't exist without advertising. It is the only source of revenue to keep this website free. Accepting to see ads on our website is a very small price to pay to show appreciation for our work. And it's a lot of work to maintain a website like ours.
Please support us by “whitelisting” or “allowing” ads on our website.