TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) poster

TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004

★★★★★★★★★★ Runtime:100 minutes
Description: Discover how television has reflected the African American experience in this retrospective of the medium's first half-century. Actors, writers and historians discuss the image of black America on television from Amos and Andy to the present day. The interviews accompany clips from groundbreaking shows and performances by entertainment pioneers that create a timeline of the portrayal of African Americans throughout TV history.
Runtime: 100 minutes
Genres: Documentary,
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Cast: Muhammed Ali, Jonelle Allen, John Amos, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Desi Arnaz, Obba Babatundé, Pearl Bailey, Lucille Ball, Harry Belafonte, Patricia Belcher, Willie Best, H. Rap Brown, Cindy Birdsong, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Diahann Carroll, Ray Charles, Bill Cosby, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ruby Dee, Redd Foxx, Marvin Gaye, Whoopi Goldberg, Arsenio Hall, Lena Horne, Michael Jackson,