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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Taurean Blacque

Mr. Blacque is a stage and television actor. His only Disney role was providing the voice of Roscoe from Disney’s Oliver & Company. Mr. Blacque’s role as Detective Neal Washington on the series Hill Street Blues could be described as… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Octavia Spencer

Ms. Spencer is an actress who is known for her role in The Help as Minny. She was awarded a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She played… Continue Reading

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A Brown Eyes’ Year in Review

Where has 2013 gone?  I have asked myself this several times.  Time does fly by when you are having fun and I can say I had some fun this year.  I want to do a quick post of some of… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Roy E. Glenn, Sr.

Roy E. Glenn, Sr. was an African-American character actor.  His career began in radio with shows such as Amos ‘n Andy.  Mr. Glenn’s first appearance was in Kelly the Second in 1956. He also made an appearance in A Raisin… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American to win an Academy Award.  She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her outstanding performance as Mammy in Gone with the Wind.  Ms. McDaniel did more than act in films.  She was… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Bruce W. Smith

  Photo Courtesy of  Living Lines Library Bruce W. Smith is known as a character animator, television producer, and film director.  However, he is best known as the creator of Disney’s The Proud Family produced by his production company, Jambalaya… Continue Reading