The Impact Campaign is underway with recent screenings and conversations in Durham, NC; Detroit; Basalt, CO; and next up History Colorado in Denver, sponsored by the RMN NAACP, and more to come.
The connection between these men, powerful politicians and both street violence and politically connected violence, is particularly disturbing. It was equally disturbing if not surprising to have my life threatened for bringing this story to light.
THE HOLLY picks up its third festival prize and a distribution deal
“I ask you to step outside the echo chamber created by powerful interests, which neither serves democracy nor bends toward justice.”
I spoke about the film and efforts to suppress the findings with Bret Saunders of KBCO
Plaintiffs admitted that they had not even seen the film they were suing us over. The Holly survives yet another attempt to derail it—precisely because of the truths it contains.
In advance of our Sold Out event at the Denver Press Club, the Denver Post’s arts writer John Wenzel did a piece about the project,
THE HOLLY wins the Audience Choice Award at its premiere
On Feb 15, 2022, I sat down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wesley Lowery at Colorado College.
Watch: National Society of Newspaper Columnists Presents: Getting the Full Story in the Age of Media Mistrust
I spoke with Terrance Roberts, the main character in the book, and Bonnie Jean Feldkamp, about “Getting the Full Story in the Age Of Media Mistrust.” Thanks to the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
It was great to be “back” in Brooklyn for this conversation with my former roommate and excellent journalist and photographer Alan Chin of Documenting Detroit and Facing Change.
Thanks to Books & Books in Miami, I had a great conversation with Author and Professor Davarian Baldwin and Terrance Roberts, the main character in the book.
Watch The Holly book launch discussion with author Julian Rubinstein and activist Terrance Roberts in conversation with actor/producer donnie l. betts.
“The Holly is a triumphant achievement that fully brings the iceberg of criminal justice issues to the surface and exposes it for all to see. Not only is it one of the most important nonfiction books to be published in recent years…
In Denver, the alternative weekly paper Westword has consistently produced some of the most important journalism for decades. It was great to appear on the cover, along with an excerpt from the book. Read it for free here.