The Afropolitan Today — Youth

Heath Ledger and Congo

Posted by Beverly Lwenya on

The news of Heath Ledger's passing is very sad indeed. His role as the Jocker in the new Batman film, "The Dark Knight" was said to rival Jack Nichalson's.  As someone who is a cinephile, one could tell that He was truly on the cusp of a great film career.  He was one of my favorite actors and another actor of my generation who tragically died in a week. Yet, any sadness was put in perspective by other news that came out today. The International Rescue Committee reported that 45,000 people are dying every month in Congo (mostly children). Whats...

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