Celebrating Blackness is a on-going series that pays homage to those who fought against oppression. The Museum Of UnCut Funk Celebrates Blackness and pays homage to strong Black women who led the fight.
Solomon Northup was a citizen of New York who was kidnapped in Washington city in 1841 and rescued in 1853 from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana.
This Friday marks the release of Jamie Foxx’s executive produced music documentary titled ‘Thunder Soul.’ The docu-pic follows the alumni from Houston’s acclaimed 1970’s Kashmere High School Stage Band as they regroup 35 years later for a tribute concert in honor of their band leader, Conrad “Prof” Johnson.
Could blaxploitation meet Broadway? It’s an obvious question that comes up with news that Bill T. Jones, the director and choreographer, will spend three weeks next month developing “Super Fly: The Musical” in New York.
The 1976 musical drama “Sparkle” is getting an update, and Whitney Houston is in talks to star as Jordin Sparks’ mother.
In 2002, Will Smith and his production company bought the rights to Sidney Poitier’s Uptown Saturday Night.
The Museum of UnCut Funk is thrilled that Jim Rugg shared some of the art from his Afrodisiac graphic novel with us.
Spike Lee is making a biopic on the life of James Brown and will be using the vocals of the Godfather instead of the actor portraying him – Wesley Snipes.
Writer / director Bill Condon, who most recently wrote and directed Dreamgirls, is producing his script Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said?
Ice Berg Slim’s 1969 autobiography Pimp: The Story Of My Life is being rumored to be headed for the big screen.
“White people put together cheap films, took advantage of a hungry black moviegoing audience, took advantage of hungry black actors and actresses, paid very little money and stole all the profits.”