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A remake of the 1975 Diana Ross film “Mahogany” is reportedly in the works from former Motown executive and producer Suzanne de Passe, reports BET.
Motown founder Berry Gordy directed the original, which starred Ross as Tracy, a Chicago native who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Her rising international fame takes her to Rome, where she becomes torn between maintaining her relationship with hometown boyfriend Brian (Billy Dee Williams) or pursuing her burgeoning career.
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When was the last time you listened to (or downloaded) an entire album from beginning to end? Chances are, it was the last time you heard a good soundtrack.
A great theme song can define a film (think Diana Ross’ theme from the 1975 film Mahogany, “Do You Know, Where You’re Going To?”) but when the entire soundtrack is great, it can help turn even a so-so movie into a classic.
Head over to theGrio.com to see if your favorite soundtrack made the cut.
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It’s not that easy to find a black santa these days. The same is true for holiday greeting cards. Finding a Christmas card featuring a black family is no easy task. (Some stores just don’t stock Hallmark’s “Mahogany” section.) And if you thought Christmas was hard, then you might as well forget about Kwanzaa.
But never fear, our friends at Black Voices put together a list of adorable holiday cards (Christmas and Kwanzaa alike.)
Check them out at Black Voices.com.
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Before there were fashionable films like Sex And The City and The Devil Wears Prada, there were a few films in black cinema that provided us with just as much influential fashion. These films highlighted the fashions of their time while also setting trends in the process. These trends were bold, fresh, and represented black America. From European inspired designs meshed with around-the- way styles, some of the fashion represented in these films is still relevant today.