Published On: Thu, Sep 23rd, 2021
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Melvin Van Peebles, trailblazing filmmaker who championed Black cinema, dead at 89

Obit Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after, has died. He was 89.

CBC | World News