Rise of An 'Empire'

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Rise of An 'Empire'

The Black Gay Man on Screen

The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film?

What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?
 
Join Kevin Beard in conversation Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. for an in-depth analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.