August 21: Melvin Van Peebles’ Birthday

Melvin Van Peebles’ Birthday

Melvin Van Peebles’ Birthday

Melvin Van Peebles (born August 21, 1932) – the pioneering artist and filmmaker whose Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971) (Rated X by an all-white jury) would help spark a cinema revolution.

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Tue, August 21
Melvin Van Peebles’ Birthday