Category: Black Cinema

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Black Hollywood: The Way It Was

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This four-part version of the 90-minute documentary is about the secret history of race movies. Between 1910 and 1950, over 150 independent film companies were organized for the specific purpose of producing Black-cas...

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...

Is Hollywood Changing?

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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...

Stars on Hollywood

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

The Historic “Hats” of Black History – Part 1

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Educator Dr. Joe Cornelius has developed a creative way to tell history and motivate young people through drama. On this program, Dr. Cornelius creates an historical masterpiece when he chronicles the saga of Black Am...

White Man’s Burden

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

Bill Cosby – Part 2

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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)