Mark your calendars, because during three nights in October, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be showing movies of five specially selected African-American actresses as part of their “Trailblazing Women” series. The series is being done in partnership with the Women in Film (WIF) organization and will air on Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout the month.
While Denzel Washington stars on the big screen as Sam Chisolm in the movie “The Magnificent Seven,” it seems only fitting to reflect back on one of the first African-American western movies, ever made, “The Bronze Buckaroo.” First shown in 1939, “The Bronze Buckaroo” is an all Black cast western that was made during the
There is a lot about African-American film history that is not known by the general public. If you were to ask the average person about the history of Black Cinema, many people would naturally talk about the Blaxploitation movies of the 1970s. However, before there was Blaxploitation, there were Race Movies, which are movies starring
There is controversy surrounding the latest Academy Award nominations because no people of color were nominated for major awards. For two years in a row, all of the nominees for Best Actor/Actress and Best Supporting Actor/Actress are white and this has stirred up anger in the African-American entertainment community. Regardless of how you feel about