Saturday, February 9, 2013

Feb 9th- basketball

Black History Month
Feb 9, 2013

Yesterday's Answer
Actor: Will Smith
Movie:  Ali

Today's Quiz:

This actor starred in this movie in 1975.  He played Wilfred Robinson as a kid.  In this movie, "Nathaniel "Hamilton was a promising basketball player and a hero to youngsters Wilford Robinson and Earl Carter. Shortly before he would have become the first man from his community to go to college, he demonstrates his scholarship-winning running ability to his friends and admirers in the neighborhood. At the same time, the police are on a manhunt for an armed rapist. They mistake him for the rapist and shoot him dead in the street. Wilford is determined not to betray the memory of his hero."*

The actor who played the basketball player actually played for the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers.

                                 Wilfred,   Cornbread

*info from IMDB


  1. Actors: A very young Laurence Fishburne as Wilford Robinson and Jamaal Wilkes as Nathaniel "Cornbread" Hamilton
    Movie: Cornbread, Earl, and Me

  2. The funny thing about this movie is that I did not see it until 2011. I always missed it when it came on television.