Category: Actress

Lynnie Godfrey

   Lynnie Godfrey By Dale Shields    Ms. Godfrey received a Drama Desk Nomination for her Broadway debut in the Musical Revue EUBIE!. She received the Dramalogue and NAACP Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress for her portrayal in NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY. She received the AUDELCO Award for Outstanding Performance for …

Continue reading

Jonelle Allen

Jonelle                       Allen   “What sums me up is Eclectic and Versatile!“  “What I tell young actors is LEARN your Craft.” “When I was seven years old, the Hallmark Hall of Fame, produced Green Pastures (directed by George Schaeffer) with William Warfield as De Lawd and …

Continue reading

Juanita Moore: An Icon by Sydney Hinkle

               * ~  JUANITA                          MOORE : An Icon ~*   By Sydney Huinkle Edited by Dale Shields “The creative arts put a person on another level. That’s why we need to bring our youngsters into the theater.” —  Juanita …

Continue reading

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype‏ by Sean Smith

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype By Sean Smith Edited information, additional photo and film/television research by Dale Shields‏ The Mammy archetype is one of the most notable Black stereotypes and caricatures which exist in (Black) American culture.   The Mammy, generally characterized as masculine, overweight, sexually unattractive, large-breasted, non-threatening, and protective of their white families, …

Continue reading

Load more

%d bloggers like this: