By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published on AV Their hands morph into talking, singing, dancing mop heads. Using recycled materials, African-American puppeteers Greg Hunter and Jimmica Collins know how to command a performance stage, capturing kids’ and their parents’ hearts with each gesture. It’s literally all in the hands, too. “The process starts with the […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine The black cowboy and cowgirl have made a hardline comeback in pop culture. And it’s about darn time. Contrary to popular belief, the black cowhand has been the backbone to the American West — the inspiration for Western shows, films and characters that […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for the AJC Now that Atlanta is considered the “Hollywood of the South,” the entire region has increasingly become a backdrop for both motion pictures and small screen projects. Popular series like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” — as well as scenes from the wildly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe films — […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think Wild West, think Hollywood-exaggerated gunfights, stagecoach chases and saloon gambling scenes. The stuff classic American West films and TV series are made of. Well, country Western movie junkies, history buffs and travel bloggers on a crunch for experiencing and covering entertainment news have so much material to […]
A rural resurgence of African-American actors in American West movies and TV series has taken over Hollywood — and Cowgirl Candace is utterly lovin’ it. Keep in mind, I’m an ’80s backwoods baby. My farming parents raised me on cult classic Westerns like “Silverado,” which featured the gorgeous Lynn Whitfield as a sassy saloon girl […]
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