by Claudio E. Cabrera onJanuary 20, 2012
Aaron McGruder, the creator of the controversial comic strip, jumped at a chance to work on George Lucas' film.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 20, 2012
A thank-you note from the black film community for the director's honesty about Red Tails and race.
January 20, 2012
Journal-isms: Veteran journalist George E. Curry has purchased Heart & Soul magazine.
by Joshua R. Weaver onJanuary 20, 2012
The Root Recommends: A new film by George Lucas based on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.
January 17, 2012
Journal-isms: Alex P. Kellogg, one of NPR's two black male on-air journalists, has left the network.
by Jean McGianni Celestin onJanuary 13, 2012
The new film explores how Tuskegee Airmen were up against both the Nazis and racism in the U.S.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 11, 2012
He admits that Red Tails puts the black film community at risk.
by Nsenga Burton onDecember 30, 2011
The African-American Film Critics Association's Gil Robertson IV aims to herald high-quality black cinema.
by Jozen Cummings onNovember 9, 2011
In Double Victory, a documentary companion to the upcoming Red Tails film, Tuskegee Airmen tell their story.
by Erin E. Evans onNovember 9, 2011
From Red Tails to the toy aisle, images of the iconic World War II soldiers are everywhere.
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