Chris Byrd

 A regular NCR contributor, Chris Byrd is the author of Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Serena and Anna Marie Branson. 

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Biopic about unheralded civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin disappoints

Why is the Biden administration seeking the death penalty in the Tree of Life shooter trial?

New Vietnam War documentary affirms the power of activism

Powerful docuseries spotlights missing and murdered Indigenous women

Documentary's personal stories highlight urgent message of Laudato Si'

Portrait of fabled musician Louis Armstrong is appealing if undisciplined

Rosa Parks documentary disappoints, despite commendable designs

Ambitious Holocaust documentary displays better history than filmmaking

Flawed documentary chronicles momentous year in prominent attorney's life

Vital, challenging film tackles America's original sin

Showtime documentary captures the brutality of 1971 Attica uprising

Showtime's 'American Rust' might puzzle fans of the original novel

Despite its flaws, biography adds to our understanding of Malcolm X

'Chicago 7' film about iconic '60s trial disappoints

New documentary explores the 'Good Trouble' instigated by the late John Lewis

Book on Katrina is ambitious, flawed

Advocate for justice honors humanity of all

Hard-earned wisdom found in author's stories of death

Exiles from heaven