I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings based on the autobiography of the same name by Maya Angelou. The film first aired on April 28, 1979 on CBS. Continue reading
Chocolate City (2015) stars Robert Ri’ chard, Michael Jai White, Carmen Electra and Vivian Fox. Continue reading
Mahogany (1975) stars Diana Ross as Tracy Chambers, directed by Berry Gordy and produced by Motown Productions. Fresh from the success of Lady Sings The Blues, this film served as Ross’ follow-up feature film. It was released on October 8, 1975. Continue reading
You’ll Never Get Rich (Columbia Pictures) is a 1941 Hollywood musical comedy film with a wartime theme directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth. The picture was very successful at the box office, turning Hayworth into a major star, and provided a welcome boost to Astaire who felt his career.
This entertaining dance sequence featuring Steve Karell and Lindsay Hollister from the movie Get Smart set to the music of Mad Manoush.
The Mack (1973), follows the rise and fall of Goldie, an Oakland pimp. The film directed by California native Michael Campus, and starred Max Julien and Richard Pryor with Oscar-nominee Juanita Moore, and Tony nominated actor Dick Anthony Williams. The movie was filmed in Oakland, California. Continue reading
The New Girl in the Office (1960), a drama about the hiring of the first white-collar African American worker at a manufacturing plant. Produced by President’s Committee on Government Contracts. Featuring Ed Asner, Lou Gossett, Clarice Taylor and Gail Fisher as The New Girl. Continue reading
In Mandingo, big black buck Mede (boxer Ken Norton) is raped by his owner’s drunken wife Blanche (Susan George). Recently this post has received renewed attention so we decided to repost it for you. Continue reading
An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading