Paula Caffey

Paula Caffey (South Carolina) is a Washington-based producer who has worked in promotions and affiliate marketing, in addition to long format production. Her program “Black Visions: The Life and Works of Oscar Micheaux, featuring the host Brock Peters, which she produced and co-wrote for the BET Network, was marvelously received. For five years, Ms. Caffey produced the award-winning television series “African Journal”, an international series for and about the African continent. (04/00)

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Black Women On: The Light, Dark Thang


A film by Paula Caffey, 1999, 52 min, Color

BLACK WOMEN ON: THE LIGHT, DARK THANG explores the politics of color within the African-American community. Women representing a variety of hues--from honey-vanilla to brown-sugar chocolate--speak candidly about the longstanding "caste system" that permeates black society. These women share provocative, heart-wrenching personal stories about how being too light or too dark has profoundly influenced their…

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