This gripping & powerful scene from "Jungle Fever" displays superb acting from Ozzie Davis, Samuel Jackson & Ruby Dee, as well as brilliant directing from Spike Lee using Mahalia Jackson's soul stirring voice in the background.
Purlie is a musical with a book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, lyrics by Udell, and music by Gary Geld. It is based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious, which was later made into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days!
Black Girl year 1972 cast Brook peters,Leslie uggams, Claudia McNeil,Lousie Stubbs Ruby Dee, Gloria Edwards,and starring Peggy Pettitt as Billie jean Director:Ossie Davis plot: The story of a an aspiring dancer and the conflict between her two half-sisters and a girl whom was raised by her family
Inspired by a dream, an elderly Fijian matriarch commands her grandchildren to throw one last great feast at which she will name her ... all " successor. But this simple task proves nearly impossible as the deep-seated rifts of a painful family legacy threaten to not only derail the feast, but to tear apart the family as well.
Hollywood Responds to Kanye West Using the Confederate Flag - HipHollywood.com
Kanye West has recently caused a stir by using the Confederate flag in his fashion as well as selling it on his 'Yeezus Tour' merchandise. HipHollywood hit the red carpet at the Glendale Bloomingdale's Opening Gala and asked celebrities their thoughts on Kanye and the Confederate flag.
Oh no! Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs are over! After falling in love on the set of Rent, the couple dated for years before finally making it official in 2003. But now, after more than ten years, Idina and Taye are going their separate ways. Reps for the couple said: It's heartbreaking when a great couple like this can't make it work. Our hearts go out to both Idina and Taye and to their four-year-old son Walker.