Black Hollyword Stars You May Have Never Heard Of But You Should Know

0 Posted by - November 14, 2018 - BLACK MEN, BLACK WOMEN, ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST POSTS, Photo Gallery

William D. Foster (not pictured)

Bill Foster started his career as  sports writer for the Chicago Defender. Motivated by a desire to allow black people control our own images, he formed the Foster Photoplay Company, which was the first independent African-American film company. In 1912, Foster, produced and directed The Railroad Porter, which addressed the widespread stereotypes of blacks in film.

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