(via The Loop21) This week marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking, coming of age drama Boyz N The Hood. ┬áThe debut of director John Singleton, the 1991 film follows the saga of childhood friends Ricky (Morris Chestnut), Dough Boy (Ice Cube), and Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) in South Central L.A. ┬áNia Long played good […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental…

If “Boyz N The Hood” should be remembered for anything, let it be for its exposure to a side of Los Angeles few living outside of the area were aware. The streets of South Central, Los Angeles and Compton were already getting a soundtrack due to the success of rap groups like N.W.A, but in […]