He's called a "masterful actor" and "one of a kind" by series creators.
"The Wire" is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary since it aired on HBO. Is it the greatest show of all time? Or does the other fan favorite, "Breaking Bad," take the cake?
Long live Omar's code!
ESSAY: If You Loved HBO's 'The Wire,' Here are Some Books that Drill Down Deeper on Race, Class, and Crime (and TV)
Tapping into The Wire: The Real Urban Crisis (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013) by Peter Beilenson and Patrick McGuire
White America, Wake The F*ck Up. The Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile ARE Your Problem.
As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.
Though only 29, Michael B. Jordan has already developed a 15-year filmography full of intense roles on both television and the silver screen.
The actor was detained on a simple battery charge in Atlanta.
David Simon has claimed that the stories in The Wire are or could be true; they derive from journalistic reportage. And The Wire has been adopted as a teaching text in many college classrooms, as a show that engages closely with problems of contemporary U.S. society.
The former Baltimore gangster, who referred to himself as the "real Avon Barksdale," was 54.
Nathan Barksdale, the former Baltimore gangster who inspired characters in "The Wire," died in a federal medical prison in