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Donald Bogle

Donald is a noted African American film historian and prize-winning author and is one of the leading authorities on African Americans in the movies. The most notable of his works are "Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography"; as well as the classic study of Black images in film, "Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks... See full bio »

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Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar Director
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Himself - Interviewee / Himself - Film Director / Himself - Film Historian
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Ossie and Ruby! Himself
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 1986 Brown Sugar (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Book: "Elizabeth and Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of Pop--A Love Story". New York: Atria Books. ISBN-10: 1451676972; ISBN-13: 9781451676976 See more »

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I'm an entertainment fan and a teacher of history.


Author of the tome "Primetime Blues: African Americans on Network Television" (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001) See more »

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