Category: Black Cinema

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When The Chickens Came Home To Roost — Part 1

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 Part I & II.   This is a one-hour version of the award-winning 1982 New York stage hit “When The Chickens Came Home To Roost,” written by Lawrence Holder and produced by Woodie King, Jr.  It stars Denzel Washingt...

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 ...

Black Hollywood The Way It Was: The Middle Years – Pt. 3

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The Middle Years examines the history of independently produced Black movies and the establishment of a Black film era. "The Middle Years," picks up during the Depression years as independent filmmakers struggle for ...

Black Royalty: Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee

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The informal king and queen of this artistic wing during much of this inspiring era of self-reliance from a conspicuously talented sociographic and intellectual expatriate colony of diverse descendants of Africa wa...

When The Chickens Came Home To Roost — Part 2

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 Part I & II.    This is a one-hour version of the award-winning 1982 New York stage hit “When The Chickens Came Home To Roost,” written by Lawrence Holder and produced by Woodie King, Jr.  It stars Denzel Washing...

The Black Valentino

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The roaring 20s gave birth to the Charleston, bob-haircuts, speakeasies and the movie career of Lorenzo Tucker – The Black Valentino – of race movies. But unlike Valentino, he was one of the few silent film stars Blac...

The Evolution of Sammy Davis, Jr.

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It's 1983 and Sammy Davis reflects on his television interview with me in 1971.   Sammy Davis says, "I’ve survived where other cats would have been down the tubes. A lot of people don’t like themselves. I’ve stopped t...

White Man’s Burden

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Harry Belafonte talks about the movie he starred in with John Travolta

The Future of Blacks In Hollywood

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On March 25, 2002, a Black man and Black woman won Oscars at the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress.  As significant as the event was, there remains the nagging fear among some Blacks that fundamental chan...