Donald Bogle is the author of Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, which is also published by Continuum selling 300,000 copies in four editions. Bogle is also the author of Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, a group biography of Black Hollywood as well as the prize-winning biography Dorothy Dandridge and Primetime Blues.
"Thank goodness for Donald Bogle." Essence
"Let's all nod in appreciation to Donald Bogle for putting everything in historical perspective.... Mr. Bogle continues to be our most important noted Black cinema historian." Spike Lee
"Bogle is passionate and good-humored. His book is valuable as a film reference work and social document." Gene Siskel
"From Billie Holiday to Queen Latifah, from the Supremes to Destiny's Child, "Brown Sugar" rolls out the red carpet for decade after decade of delectable divas. Profiles include insightful and juicy historical perspectives on the rise, and sometimes fall, of a long list of America's most celebrated pop princesses."" - Vibe Vixen"