Colorization: Wil Haygood Releases Unprecedented Book on the History of Black Cinema
05 Oct 2021
An acclaimed biographer, Pulitzer finalist, reporter and cultural historian, Wil Haygood is known for telling the story of America through the lens of history, politics, sports, race and the lives of change-making African-Americans. Author of the New York Times bestsellers The Butler and Showdown, Haygood is about to release his newest title, Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World.
Offering an unprecedented look at the history of Black cinema, Colorization examines 100 years of Black movies—from Gone with the Wind to Blaxploitation films to Black Panther—using the struggles and triumphs of the artists, and the films themselves, as a prism to explore Black culture, civil rights, and racism. One of APB's most sought-after speakers, Haygood continues to open our eyes to ever-changing social realities, presenting a groundbreaking perspective on racism in modern America.