This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 1997 biographical retelling of the massacre of a Black town in rural Florida in 1923. 'Rosewood' starring Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Esther Rolle, and Jon Voight was directed by John Singleton and gives a fairly accurate depiction of the events of a massacre of innocent Black people at the hands of a racist mob.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is introduced. The 1997 retelling of the 1927 Florida massacre, 'Rosewood.' The film stars Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle and Jon Voight. The random topic of the week is on the documentary entitled 'Southern Rites' and its implications.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 1974 blaxploitation film 'Foxy Brown' starring Pam Grier. On a bout of revenge for the killing of her boyfriend, Foxy must take on a crime family, her own flesh and blood, and be a badass woman all the same. Truly a landmark film for female action leads and a major contributor to the film genre.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is introduced. The 1974 blaxploitation film, Foxy Brown, starring Pam Grier as the infamous female badass. Also, random topic for this week is on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who pretended to be Black to get ahead in her career. She even headed the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington. We talk about her, and what is Blackness.