Aug 18, 2012
Actor Al Freeman Jr. remembered
African-American actor of Broadway, the small and silver screen, Al Freeman Jr. passed on August 9, 2012.
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
This Week In Black History
Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film, "Malcolm X," has died.
WNYC-AM New York
Al Freeman Jr. Remembered For Soaps To Spike Lee
Actor, director, and professor Al Freeman Jr. died on Friday at the age of 78. He's best known for his portrayal of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's 1992 film, Malcolm X. But many may not know that he was the first African-American to win a Daytime Emmy Award.
Salt Lake Tribune
The Cricket: The Cricket's Daily 3: NBC's Olympic ...
Besides cutting out performances by The Kinks' Ray Davies and Muse's Matt Bradley, the network postponed the end of the closing ceremony -- featuring The Who -- to air the debut of a crappy new sitcom, "Animal Practice," and the local news.
Jesse Eisenberg Eyes Eco-Terrorist Pic; Mary Steenburgen Eyes Las Vegas
Also in Monday morning's round-up of news briefs, Red Hook Summer and 2 Days In New York lead an unspectacular weekend in the specialty box office.