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.
Created by Andrea Lewis ("Degrassi: The Next Generation"), this series follows the character "Kori Bailey" through her trials and tribulations of pursuing an acting career as a black woman in showbiz. Each episode features a testimonial from a celebrity black actress on their own experiences in the entertainment industry.
Just moments before Deborah Cohan had both of her breasts removed, the OB-GYN and mother of two and her surgical team turned up Beyoncé’s “Get Me Bodied” and threw a dance party in the operating room of Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco.
Celebs hit the red carpet Monday night for the 23rd annual NAACP Theater Awards. The event was which was hosted by the Beverly Hills Hollywood Branch of the NAACP was held at the Saban Theater and featured prominent stars celebrating the black stage.
Zoe Saldana looks stunning in a white jumpsuit with a plunging neckline as she covers the December issue of Manhattan magazine. The actress opened up about gender equality and her career, saying, "It's very hard being a woman in a man's world." When it comes to her roles in Hollywood, she admits that she is very picky, saying, "what matters most is that they be good female roles where the character isn't cardboard or objectified, and where there's real substance."