Urban Action Channel
Urban Action Channel - Take a trip back in time and revisit the pulse pounding Urban Action classic movies of the 70's and beyond. From Hollywood to Harlem and back you'll get all the must-see Classics with stars like Fred Williamson, Teresa Graves and lots more. In addition, rarely seen historically significant gems featuring icons such as Josephine Baker and legendary boxing champion Joe Louis are part of the programming mix. Comprised of hugely popular 1970's films categorized during the period as a subgenre called Blaxploitation. In 1976 noted New York Times film critic Vincent Canby described these movies as "Supercharged, bad-talking, highly romanticized melodramas about Harlem superstuds". The Urban Action Channel is like taking a trip down the Broadway of Urban History.