Category: Black Cinema

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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)

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...

Bill Cosby – Part 1

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Bill Cosby – Part 2

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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...

Blacks In White TV

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Segment discusses the historic treatment of African Americans in commercial TV. Guest: Dr. Fred J. McDonald.  (523)

From The Library of Black History: Black Hollywood

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Before Denzel and Halle won the Oscar. Before Jamie Foxx riveted audiences with his spot-on portrayal of Ray Charles, there was a time when Black actors and actresses were limited in what they could portray in motion ...