Conclusion. A look at blacks in the movie industry in the '80s, including Spike Lee; Eddie Murphy; Whoopi Goldberg; Denzel Washington; Richard Pryor; Robert Townsend; John Singleton; and Morgan Freeman.
Part 1 of three. A look at blacks in entertainment opens with this look at TV stars including Bill Cosby, Oprah Winfrey, Arsenio Hall and Bryant Gumbel. Also: the introduction of the BET cable channel is spotlighted.