Blaxploitation

Intro to Blaxpoitation

Sweet Sweet Sally Mae: An Introduction to Blaxploitation Cinema

By Josiah Howard (author of Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide) At one time the images were omnipresent: on TV, in movies, on billboards and in magazines. Young, hip, African-American men and women in anti-establishment starring film roles, wearing bell-bottoms, platforms and Afro hairstyles: determined to get even—or “get over.” The time was the early […]

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