Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) is well known for becoming the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1967, following his instrumental involvement in the Brown v. Board of Education case, desegragating schools in America once and for all in 1954. Before then though, he was an attorney - an unusual profession for a black man at the time, especially one whose great grandfather was a slave.
In one of his first cases, he was asked to defend a fellow black man named Joseph Spell, who had been arrested for the alleged assault against a white female socialite named Janet Moore. It was Thurgood's job to prove the man's innocence, and that he was being wrongly targeted for his race. A fair trial was rare for an African American in the 1930s, so the pressure was truly on; it becomes especially difficult when Spell is forced to lie to protect his own life.
Of course, it's not all plain sailing for Thurgood. He may be educated, but the streets are still a dangerous place for him - as his new partner, a white man named Sam Friedman (Josh Gad), learns first hand as he is beaten for associating with him.
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The cast of ‘One Tree Hill’ stage a reunion on Saturday night, showing that over three years since the series ended its run they're still the best of friends. The night was documented on the Instagram pages of several of the show’s former cast members including Sophia Bush who starred as Brooke Davis on the CW drama.
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Wesley Snipes - who is set to star in the upcoming series 'The Player' - was spotted on the red carpet at the 2015 NBC Upfront Presentation held at Radio City Music Hall in New York. He was joined by his co-stars Damon Gupton, Philip Winchester and Charity Wakefield.
Jesse Lee Soffer and Sophia Bush - Photographs of a variety of stars as they attended the 2015 FOX Winter Television Critics Association All-Star Party which was held at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 17th January 2015
Adam Driver brought his wife Joanne Tucker along to the season four premiere of 'Girls', held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He was joined by his co-stars from the show Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Jon Glaser and Peter Scolari with his wife Tracy Shayne.
Check out Lil Jon, Lena Dunham and a whole host of celebrities in their 'Rock The Vote' video.
Lil Jon wants you to 'Turn OUT For What'.
Rihanna stole the show at the 2014 Cfda Fashion Awards in a sparkling mesh dressunder which her modesty was preserved solely by a G-string. She teamed it with a fur boa and sparkling head-piece that gave her the look of a rude 1920s pin-up.
Sophia Bush and Jesse Lee Soffer - Sophia Bush and Jesse Lee Soffer appear on Extra hosted by Mario Lopez. Sophia gets to practice using handcuffs on Mario. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 19th May 2014
Sophia Bush - 2014 NBC Upfront Presentation at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Monday 12th May 2014
'Glee' star Corey Monteith has been found dead in a Canadian hotel room, with an as of yet unestablished cause of death.
Cory Monteith, known internationally for his role as Finn Hudson in Fox's popular musical drama Glee, was found dead by hotel staff after he failed to check out of a Vancouver room, according to USA Today. Melissa Kates, Monteith's publicist, confirmed the 31 year-old's death: "We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate. We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss."
Cory Monteith Has Passed Away Age 31.
It is not yet known what led to Monteith's untimely death but Monteith had been a lead cast member on Glee since the musical series launched in 2009, playing Finn Hudson - a football player who joins his high school's glee club choir, New Directions. The Calgary-born actor checked into the hotel on 6th July and was scheduled to check out on Saturday (13th July). When he failed to do so, the hotel staff were alerted and discovered his body when they went to check the room. Vancouver Acting Police Chief Doug LePard announced that Monteith was found alone: "An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. The Coroner will be determining the next steps with respect to establishing cause of death, but all indications are that there was no foul play."
Continue reading: Cory Monteith Found Dead At 31: How Did He Die?
Among arrivals at the Target and FEED collaboration launch at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York were 'The Hitcher' star Sophia Bush, he niece of former President George W. Bush Lauren Bush, 'Off the Map' star Mamie Gummer, 2012 'American Idol' winner Phillip Phillips and 'The Real Housewives of New York City' star Kelly Bensimon.
'One Tree Hill' star Sophia Bush and her Google program manager boyfriend Dan Fredinburg are spotted leaving the Andy LeCompte hair salon in Los Angeles and making their way to their car. The couple do their best to ignore the paparazzi.
'One Tree Hill' star Sophia Bush is seen getting into her black Audi with a friend while on a shopping trip on Melrose Avenue in Beverly Hills. Later she is seen holding the door open for her friend as they go into a store.
Sophia Bush Saturday 2nd April 2011 TAO Beach Season Opening with supermodel Irina Shayk, held at The Venetian Resort and Casino Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada
Date of birth
8th July, 1982