The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture is to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Afro-Americans.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned (1998, TV Movie)


Socrates Fortlow (Laurence Fishburne) has just finished a stint in prison and settles into a new life in Los Angeles. Determined to live on the straight and narrow, Socrates looks for work but finds himself at dead ends when he is unable to gain opportunities. His elderly neighbor, Right Burke (Bill Cobbs), see that Socrates has more depth to him that was appears on the outside, which is an angry and hurt man. While trying to stay straight, a young boy, Darryl (Daniel Williams), is in danger after witnessing a horrific crime. Socrates feels the need to help Darryl and start mentoring him on surviving and standing up for himself.


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