Post Profile

Baratunde Thurston - On Tyler Perry and The Future of Black Film

from ReelBlack Author and comedian BARATUNDE THURSTON shares his thoughts on the state of popular African-American film and his hopes for the future. His new memoir, HOW TO BE BLACK is available now from Harper Collins.
read more


Related Posts

Race Matters: Tyler Perry Says ‘All African American Cast Are On The Verge Of Becoming Extinct’

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip

Known as one of the most successful black filmmakers in Hollywood, Tyler Perry foresees a major shift in films starring an all African American cast. Perry recently wrote an open letter on his site stemming from George Lucas’ recent...

Black Film from Spike Lee to Tyler Perry: Duke Summer Session 2013

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

Black Film from Spike Lee to Tyler Perry Mark Anthony Neal Duke University African & African American Studies—AAAS 390s-01 Program in Art of the Moving Image—AMI 390s-01 Visual and Media Studies—VMS 290s-01 Summer Session One M.T.Th...

How to Be the Black Friend

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

In this excerpt from his memoir How to Be Black, comedian and The Root 100 honoree Baratunde Thurston offers rules for those who find themselves being the only black friend in a group. Read and learn. Cultural Authenticity Read full...

Big Think: Baratunde Thurston on a Bacon-infused Internet?

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

Big Think "Technology-loving comedian from the future" Baratunde Thurston says that in an economy of information abundance, you don't have to feel obligated to pay attention to it all.Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, tech...

Dick Gregory Talks Black Film with ReelBlack

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

Comedian, author and activist Dick Gregory shares his thoughts on Black Film in this exclusive interview from Reelblack TV's podcast series. Gregory shares his thought on the "Blackest film ever made," the movie Belle and the secret...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC