by Todd Boyd onApril 20, 2011
When Melvin Van Peebles released his X-rated, hyper-political Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song in 1971, few thought that it would spark a movie revolution. So what happened?
March 31, 2011
From Pam Grier and Richard Roundtree to Judy Pace and Antonio Fargas, find out what happened to these '70s stars after the genre's heyday.
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Remembering the late, great Isaac Hayes' ghetto libretto.
by Mark Anthony Neal onDecember 17, 2008
From his days as a behind-the-scenes songwriter, a look back at the man who single-handedly changed the sound of soul music.
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Good news: We get to see Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes again. Bad news: It's a lousy movie.
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