About the film
1970s 1980s 1950s 1960s
Release Date: January 29, 1992
|Slogan||:||«A History of African American Portrayal on Television»|
From Amos 'n' Andy to Nat King Cole, from Roots to The Cosby Show, black people have played many roles on primetime television. Brilliantly weaving clips from classic TV shows with commentary from TV producers, black actors and scholars, Marlon Riggs blends humor, insight, and thoughtful analysis to explore the evolution of black/white relations as reflected by America's favorite addiction.