Cooley High

The disgraced comedian, who fell from grace after getting caught up in a sex scandal, has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.

The movie “Cooley High,” considered to be the anthem for black youth during the 70’s, this tear-jerker provided the blueprint for Boyz N the Hood and the television comedy “What’s Happening. Unsung Hollywood goes behind the scenes with actors Glynn Turman and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Wednesday at 10pm on TV One. Actor Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs talks about […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]