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Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography
One of Hollywood's most glamorous and tragic figures, Dorothy Dandridge remains an enigma. Donald Bogle writes a very informative piece on the actress, from her early days as a dancer to her days as a chanteuse on to her triumph as the first black to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. Along the way Dorothy suffers through several failed marriages, bears the sadness of a mentally retarded child, and deals with the overwhelming prejudice of America i...
Primetime Blues: African Americans on Network Television
Ethel Waters. Juano Hernandez. Frank Silvera. Eddie (“Rochester”) Anderson. James Edwards. Lillian Randolph. James McEachin. Madge Sinclair. These are just some of the names that populate Donald Bogle's masterful chronicle of the five decades of African-Americans on the small screen. The book covers the humble beginnings (Ethel Waters in an experimental 1939 broadcast and the controversial “Amos and Andy” from the early 50's) to the current fare of...
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