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BHL Justice Is Served – November 15th, 2013

BHL: Justice Is Served – In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Eboni K. Williams and Mari Fagel discuss legal cases for the week of November 8th, 2013. Mari opens up with this weeks ‘Case Of The Week’ by talking about Renisha McBride. Eboni switches to talk about this weeks ‘On The Docket’ cases by discussing Chris Brown’s countersuit against “heavily intoxicated” woman, Katherine Jackson doesn’t want Conrad Murray to get his medical license, Spike Lee sued by Florida couple, Alec Baldwin’s stalker found guilty, and Lil Kim’s ex-boyfriend ordered to take antipsychotic drugs. They round things off with a ‘Tipping the Scales’ Why was Jonathan Martin targeted by Richie Incognito?

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  1. Justice Moore is a interesting person, haven’t read her book but here some more references you might enjoy and appreciate. Jose Greco/ josegreco.com/african-american

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Bill Dukes, Melvin Van Peebles and Mario van Peebles, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, Bill Dukes, Oscar Micheau, Spike Lee, “The Sisters of Cinema” (http://www.sistersincinema.com) advocates and pioneers in Black Hollywood. A lot of young Black film directors were greatly influenced by renowned Japanese Film maker Akira Kurosawa and later Chinese director John Woo.

    Books:
    Frank Yerby first Black millionaire author, 4 books made into movies, first movie won an Academy Award, most White America didn’t know he was black. the Shaft series was a White author Ernest Tidyman creation. On The Real Side/Mel Watkins on Black Humor, Black Hollywood: From 1970 to Today (Citadel Film Series) from the Seventies a manual about Black Hollywood, Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood by Gary Null, Walk Like A Natural Man by Dion M. Thompson a novel based on Black Hollywood life in the 1930’s.

    Black Exploitation Films popularity because we faithfully patronized movies after “ White Flight” to the suburbs(often relegated to the “Crows Nests of balcony theaters until 1960 in some states), Sweet Sweet Back success as a Black antihero that “Beat the Man and Lived”; then Shaft, Super Fly, The Mac, Coffey, Sheba Baby, Christy Love, Cotton Comes To Harlem, Black Ninja, Black Samurai et al.

    Movies:
    Story of a People: The Black Road to Hollywood (1990) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0800221/
    Sisters In Cinema; (http://www.sistersincinema.com)
    Black Hollywood: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1517455/

    Propaganda and Racism in Hollywood:
    http://mrjosegreco.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/poor-quality-or-hollywood-films-can-be-used-to-unfaily-attack-groups-and-inflame-racially-and-politically-sensitive-situations-americans-hav-always-been-led-to-action-by-what-theyve-read-or-viewe/

    Reaction to Martin Luther King’s Death:
    http://mrjosegreco.wordpress.com/2013/02/13/how-i-reacted-to-the-death-of-martin-luther-king/

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