Films With Black Stars Seek to Break International Barriers

Films With Black Stars Seek to Break International Barriers

???The international marketplace is still fairly racist,??? said James Ulmer, proprietor of the Ulmer Scale, which compiles input from about 100 international film professionals in a periodic rating of stars??? ???bankability.??? In Mr. Ulmer???s rating, Will Smith, the highest-ranked black star, placed No. 12 over all last year, behind Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey …

1st Black Model to Appear in a Fashion Magazine

1st Black Model to Appear in a Fashion Magazine

Yo, AdrienneBy SALA ELISE PATTERSON: It happens all the time. A beautiful young woman decides she wants to become a model and asks a photographer friend to take some head shots. Seventy years ago this ordinary series of events took an unlikely turn. That was because the beautiful woman was black; the photographer was her …