A BOOM IN BOOKS FOR BLACKS From best-seller lists, to romance novels, to more shelf space at book stores, black literature is proliferating
PBS magazine show must sharpen its 'Edge'
Schultz was a black director before it was cool
SCRIPT CHANGE After a couple of years of putting others in the spotlight, casting director Greg Mason is taking a star turn of his own--as a film writer
Malcolm's Words to the Guardians of His Memory
PBS takes a cheerful look at Labor Day
CAN SPIKE LEE SPEAK FOR MALCOLM X? Black faction fights planned film biography
BUILDING THEIR ARMIES Dedicated black directors are finding crews, money they need to make movies
TELEVISIONProvocative punchSome of the gritty reality --...
Straight from the neighborhood Director of 'Boyz' makes strong debut
In 'Jungle Fever,' Spike Lee shows a leap in maturity
. . . Go see for yourself
Media's mean streak A critic thinks hard times bring out the dark side in movies and television
SHORT CUTS The gym dandy, modern Caesar are making a comeback in the '90s
MPT's 'Crabs' is back with media-savvy skits
Spike Lee's next movie is 'Jungle Fever'
Usually highbrow PBS goes a cappella with 'Spike & Co.'