Category: Black Cinema

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Mayo & Gibbs, Inc.

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Why Blacks In Hollywood Help Themselves?

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Discussion on why Blacks in Hollywood don't help themselves to become more prevalent in movies. (1219)

Stars on Hollywood

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Sammy Davis, Jr. and Ben Vereen explain being Black in a hostile industry. (623)

Ben and Bert (Ben Vereen)

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Ben Vereen was really hurt by the reaction of some Aframericans to his 1980 Presidential Inaugural blackface performance. He explains, “It’s important that we never forget where we came from because that only makes us...

The Legacy of Race Movies

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Before Hollywood discovered the diverse talents of Black actors and directors, African American audiences were flocking to theaters to see low-budget, Black-produced films called “race” movies. These rare and mostly-f...

The Devil’s Advice — Part II

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Educator Dr. Joe Cornelius once again shares his insightful talent as he weaves the tale of a young man struggling against the odds. In “The Devil & Leroy Jones,” Dr. Cornelius imbues his performance with a messag...

A Filmmaker’s Look at Ralph Bunche

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Dr. Ralph Bunche, renowned United Nations statesman and Nobel Prize winner, is the subject of this discussion with Emmy award-winning filmmaker William Greaves. (2402)

The Black Valentino and Mae West

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Lorenzo Tucker, The Black Valentino of race movies shares personal and up-close moments in this interview. Lorenzo Tucker was one of the few silent film stars, Black or White, to survive the transition from silent to ...