Black History Month

Charlotte boutique owner Leonard Gresham, owner of Styles By Privilege, says Duke Ellington was more than a musician. He was a master of style. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149518,tbid:”9″});

Charlotte-based columnist Mary C. Curtis pays homage to her parents in this episode of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149593,tbid:”9″});

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Charlotte-based actor and cutie Yandrick Paraison talked about how his parents, Haitian immigrants, inspired him in this episode of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149771,tbid:”3″});

Yolanda Adams co-hort comedian Marcus D. Wiley talks about why Michael Jackson inspired him in this edition of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1154373,tbid:”7″});

Gospel comedian Griff talks about how his mother inspired him to be a comedian in this edition of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1154374,tbid:”6″});

They are beautiful, dynamic, and strong black women. Check out our favorite Divas from Way Black When. RELATED: Way Black When: Actors RELATED: Way Black When: Rappers Delight

Atlanta-artist Fahamu Pecou talks about how his grandfather inspired him to be the best crackhead (If that’s what he wanted to be.) http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1121169,tbid:”8″});

Rapper Rob Base talks about why rapper Grandmaster Flash inspired him in this installment of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1120780,tbid:”6″});

R&B singer talks about how Charlotte gospel singer John P. Kee inspired him to be a singer. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1120773,tbid:”4″});

By now, everyone’s seen Shaft and Superfly, the ultimate blaxploitation films, but the relatively shortlived film genre produced hundreds of low budget action and comedy films that allowed filmmakers like Spike Lee and Robert Townsend to have successful careers in film. Take a look at the trailers for a few blaxploitation films that are essential […]

As Black History Month begins to draw to a close, Fonzworth Bentley invites all of you to sit for a little “Fireside Chat.”