Wednesday, February 22, 2012
1970's 'Blaxploitation' Stars: Where are they now?
The 1970s produced the genre that would later come to be known as 'Blaxploitation'. The film genre emerged during this decade as films were made specifically with an urban black audience in mind. The term 'Blaxploitation' emerges from a fusion of the words black and exploitation. These movies were larger-than-life, action-packed, and full of funk and soul music. Known not only for their exciting nature, these films also involved progressive social and political commentary. From Pam Grier to Bill Cosby, check out who delved into this genre and what the actors have been doing since the '70s ...
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THEIR "Then & Now" PHOTOS - PRETTY INTERESTING ARTICLE BY THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS