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Tony Brown's Journal, The Black Eagles, Part 4: Red Tails and Black Aces
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also discusses the social climate of prejudice facing the airmen at home and abroad and their success i...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black Hollywood - The Way It Was
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 1 hour 46 mins
This four-part version of the 90-minute documentary is about the secret history of race movies. Between 1910 and 1950, over 150 independent film companies were organized for the specific purpose of producing Black-cast films. Of the 400 Black-produced films that were made, Oscar Micheaux produced 10 percent of the...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 1 hour 46 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black Revolt In The 80s
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1981), 23 mins
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown looks at Black activism and militancy.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1981), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, From the Library of Black History, Black Hollywood
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
Before Denzel and Halle won the Oscar. Before Jamie Foxx riveted audiences with his spot-on portrayal of Ray Charles, there was a time when Black actors and actresses were limited in what they could portray in motion pictures. In many roles they were reduced to subservient roles such as maids, cooks and nannies. B...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Green Brick Road
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 27 mins
This 1980 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of Black dialect and a group of parents who sued a school district because their children, who speak Black dialect, weren't learning.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Is TV Off Color?
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
This 1982 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of the progress of African Americans in television shows.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Jimmy Carter-One Year Later
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
This 1978 episode of Tony Brown's Journal, is an assessment of the early part of Jimmy Carter's presidency with actor and director Ossie Davis.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Man and Woman
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
This 1978 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion about marriage with author Nena O'Neill.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Modeling - A Six-Year Lifetime
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 23 mins
This 1980 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of the modeling business with various models including one of the first successful Black models, Ophelia DeVore.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, A Real Tough Guy (Gen. Frank E. Petersen)
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 23 mins
A profile in courage of Frank E. Petersen, the first Black general to wear Marine Green.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 23 mins
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