shaft

Why did a woman in Venezuela struggle to carry a large pink suitcase away from prison?  Because her boyfriend who was serving a 9 year sentence for robbery was scrunched up inside!  The woman came to visit the man and had a tougher time leaving with the suitcase than when she arrived For more information […]

Richard Roundtree best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft and in its two sequels, Shafts Big Score…

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)135 North Grand Avenue When: April 10, 1972 What: For his composition of the “Theme from Shaft,” the man behind the “Stax records sound” was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song, becoming the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Oscar. «  PREVIOUS […]