Friday, February 23, 2018

Day 23- 2018

Black History Month

February 23, 2018

This character is from the movie Thor.  This actor played Heimdall, a Norse god in the Thor Movies.  This size is about 4" tall.  He was never been made in a taller size.  There was controversy for him to play this character because he was Black  actor playing a Scandinavian Norse god.

Idris Elba

*info from Wikipedia 

Day 22- 2018

Black History Month

February 22, 2018

This is the Sprite guy named Miles Thirst.  He was created by Coke for Sprite soda in 2004. *

He is voiced by Reno Wilson

*info from Wikipedia

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Day 21- 2018

Black History Month

February 21, 2018

He  won 4 gold medals in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin Germany in Track and Field.  He won the 100 meters, 200 meters, 4 x 100 relay and long jump.

Jesse Owens

*info from Wikipedia

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Day 19- 2018

Black History Month

February 19, 2018

This actor has starred in various movies.  He played Mann in Rosewood,  a 1997 film about a fictionalized African American town in 1923 that was being attacked by a lynch mob.  He even played Kojak in the remake.

 He played Marsellus Wallace in Pulp Fiction and this is his character below.

Ving Rhames

*info from IMDB

Monday, February 19, 2018

Day 20- 2018

Black History Month

February 20, 2018

He is retired  Hall of Fame National Basketball Association player.  He played for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Phoenix Sun and  was known as the Round Mound of Rebound.  He is currently a NBA analyst for TNT.   He appeared in Space Jam  that featured NBA players in this movie with animated cartoon characters.

Charles Barkley

*info from Wikipedia 

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Day 18- 2018

Black History Month

February 18, 2018

These actors  were married in 2002.  Morpheus is the character from the Matrix and she appeared in the series Firefly and Serenity as Zoe Washburne.  The sizes are about 6" and 5".  They have appeared in various movies over the years.  They have appeared in the movie Matrix and  the television show Hannibal together.

Laurence Fishburne & Gina Torres

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Day 17- 2018

Black History Month

February 17, 2018

The movie has opened and I am excited.

Black Panther

In 2006, these two married as two African American Superheroes.  In 2012,  they were divorced.  The characters are owned by different film studios.

She played Storm in the X-men and he plays Black Panther in the movie of the same name.

Chadwick Boseman,  Halle Berry