Fireside Chat

Melvin Van Peebles

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Don’t write a check your ass can’t cash! Worldly wisdom from the godfather of blaxploitation and a true jack of all trades.

You can call him the godfather of blaxploitation or you can call him Melvin Van Peebles. With his starring role in 1971’s Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, Van … Read more

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