Blaxploitation sentence example
- Pam Grier: Beautiful and buxom, Grier enjoyed success in the "blaxploitation" flicks of the 1970s.00
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- Melvin Van Peebles
Multi-talented and prolific, Melvin Van Peebles (born 1932) paved the way for modern African American filmmakers and rap artists. Called "thegodfather of modern black cinema" because of his controversial 1970 film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, Van Peebles also wrote novels, wrote and produced Broadway musicals and TV shows, acted for film and television, and released several spoken-word albums in which he helped invent what later became known as rap music.
- James Brown
"Godfather of Soul" James Brown (born 1933) is also known as "the hardest-working man in show business."