Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now. During an interview on Fox News, Dash said: “We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration. If we don’t want segregation, then we need […]
This is the perfect response to the backlash the new Star Wars film has received for having a black actor in one of the leading roles.
Michael Jackson really wanted to be in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, and the film’s director, George Lucas really considered him for the role. Ahmed Best (who…
Big ups! To one of the screens all-time greats, Cicely Tyson, best known for her leading roles in ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittamn’ and ‘Roots, was nominated for an academy Award for ‘Sounder.’ In 2013, she won a Tony Award for the Broadway revival of ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ Cicely is among the six […]
Billionaire couple Mellody Hobson and George Lucas recently gave a very generous donation to the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. According to sources, the…
The story behind the story of “Red Tails” is the 20 years that Producer George Lucas spent trying to get the story to the big screen because studios were not impressed by a film with an all-black cast. Ultimately, he invested his own money, $58 million for the production budget plus $35 million for the […]
George Lucas, legendary movie director basically funded this historical ‘black’ movie ‘Red Tails’ on his own with nearly no support from Hollywood…Your morning man the fly jock Tom Joyner finds out why did it take 23 years to get this movie completed.
“Red Tails” may have had one of the longest gestation periods of any Hollywood film, considering that its producer is legendary Hollywood filmmaker George Lucas. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/movies/36091