OSCAR MICHEAUX LEGACY OF STRONG BLACK IMAGES LIVE ON

Out of all the movies, books and essays written by Oscar Micheaux; one sentence, one statement, one quote he made still rings true. I think it is the most profound statement ever made. I, Charles Micheaux have repeated it over 1,000 times over the past ten years, as I have had the opportunity to give…

OSCAR MICHEAUX FACTS & BEST QUOTES by Charles Micheaux

” On Sunday,I try to write more.” –Oscar Micheaux Oscar Micheaux produced the light of dignity that all Black Americans could immerse in beautifully proud and steadfast. Oscar Micheaux wrote seven novels and forty-four screenplays. Oscar Micheaux was the first Black Best Selling Author and he was the first Black Independent Filmmaker in America. During his…

I CAN’T DO THIS ROLE

My favorite Oscar Micheaux quote is: “Your self image is so powerful it unwittingly becomes your destiny.” —Oscar Micheaux   I recall my first day sitting in studio of the acting conservatory in New York City. The theatre director had each  actor sit in a circle and she asked each of us in the studio…

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER SHADOWS REMOVED

George Washington Carver was not gay, he was castrated by a white racist here in America. One listens to his voice and he sounds like a seven year old girl; there are a few people who know the truth. Dick Gregory and myself as far as I know, yet there are others, white biographers who…

10 FACTS ABOUT DR.MLK JR. YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Martin Luther King Jr. gave his first sermon in 1946 at the tender age of seventeen at his father’s church. “God isn’t just some distant figure, high on a throne in the sky, God is now. God is in each and everyone of you, you have value, you matter.” –Martin Luther King Jr. (age 17)…