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In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

‘Deacon King Kong’ is set in NY housing project, shows big picture of Black life

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ethan Hawke’s series “The Good Lord Bird,” based on the novel by James McBride, takes the story of abolitionist John Brown to Showtime.

‘The Good Lord Bird’ finds the comedy in John Brown’s abolitionism

Ethan Hawke’s series “The Good Lord Bird,” based on the novel by James McBride, takes the story of abolitionist John Brown to Showtime.

from The Business

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

‘Deacon King Kong’ is set in NY housing project, shows big picture of Black life

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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