Best Picture Nominees--Selma, American Sniper and The Distortion of History

February 9, 2015 1:31 PM

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I've seen all eight of the nominees for the Best Picture Academy Award and if I was voting, I'd vote for Selma.

I was a student at San Francisco State College when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. The next day I attended a "memorial" for King presented by the Black Students Union. One after another, speakers (all male) denounced King for advocating non-violence. "See where it got him?" "White people o...

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