Through The Decades: Examining The Black Male Film Hero

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The release of the new Miles Davis biopic shows a Davis that was assertive and assured. Assertive black men are seldom portrayed in film. We look back at who some of them are and the impact they made.

Listen here:  http://www.npr.org/2016/04/01/472639973/through-the-decades-examining-the-black-male-film-hero

 

Tim is Critic At Large for Alt Film Guide (http://www.altfg.com/blog). Twenty years of his reviews are archived at:  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/tim-cogshell/