Bronzeville FAQ

This page will continue to be updated as we progress through the show, find out new facts or post corrections. If you haven’t listened to our show covering the Bronzeville Series check it out.

Dates in Series

  • Ep 1 June 11-12 1945 & Feb 21 1947
  • Ep 2 March 18 1947
  • Ep 3 March 26 1947
  • Ep 4 April 6 1947
  • Ep 5 April 6-7 1947 ?
  • Ep 6 April 8-11 1947 ?3 days of violence?
  • Ep 7 April 11-12 13? 1947
  • Ep 8 April 13 or 14 – 15?
  • Ep 9 Few days later – 3 days
  • Ep 10 May 1947 – 2 days

Winning Numbers By Episode

Episode Who 1st Number 2nd Number 3rd Number
Ep 1 Announced 6 42 63
Ep 2 Announced 42 52 72
Ep 3 Announced 2 11 75
Ep 4 Announced 27
Ep 5 Announced 7 37
Ep 6 Announced 4 48 58
Ep 7 Announced 7 27
Ep 8 Announced 8 45 51
Ep 9 Announced 2 12 22
Ep 10 Announced 7  18

6 42 63 42 52 72 2 11 75 27 7 37 4 48 58 7 27 8 45 51 2 12 22 7 18


Three books that are worth while and talk about the history leading up to Bronzeville

  Langston Hughes and the *Chicago Defender*

Pop Culture References

  • Josh Olson’s Prince reference in episode 6 of Bronzeville is the song Pope “you can be the president I’d rather be the Pope”.
  • Song – Barbershop Quartet – “I ain’t got no pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters” …. Money a funny remake of Dime Quarter Nickle Penny by Nappy Roots  

Historical References (will be linked soon with summaries)

  • Al Capone
  • MushMouth Johnson
  • Red Scare
  • Prohibition
  • Joe Louis
  • Jackie Robinson

Links to photos and archives covering Bronzeville

Maps of Bronzeville

Cash Flow of the Policy Racket

The Policy Racket - From the book Black Metropolis

The Policy Racket – From the book Black Metropolis From the book Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City.


Cast & Crew Members

Cast

  • ADAM SHAPIRO
  • ADRIANA SHERI
  • AFFION CROCKETT
  • ALPHONSO McAULEY
  • ANDRA FULLER
  • ANTWON TANNER
  • ARLEN ESCARPETA
  • BARRY SHABAKA HENLEY
  • BEN BLEDSOE
  • BETH MAITLAIND
  • BRANDON SCOTT
  • BRITTANY SNOW
  • CHARLES MALIK WHITFIELD
  • CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS REED
  • CHRISTOPHER FRONTIERO
  • CLEO KING
  • CORY HARDRICT
  • DEXTER DARDEN
  • ELIZABETH JUNE
  • ELLA JOYCE
  • ERIC SHEFFER STEVENS
  • ERICA SHUKRANI LUTTRELL
  • FAY HAUSER
  • JIM MESKIMEN
  • JOHN BISHOP
  • JOHN COTHRAN Jr.
  • JOHN LAVELLE
  • KELLEY JAKLE
  • KEVIN BRIEF
  • LAHMARD TATE
  • LANCE REDDICK
  • LARENZ TATE
  • LAURENCE FISHBURNE
  • MARCUS T. PAULK
  • MICHAEL RAYMOND-JAMES
  • MITCH PILEGGI
  • OMARI HARDWICK
  • PATRICK HEUSINGER
  • PAUL WILLSON
  • PETER MACKENZIE
  • PHILLIP HERSH
  • ROBERT PARKS-VALLETTA
  • RODNEY SAULSBERRY
  • TIKA SUMPTER
  • TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
  • WOOD HARRIS
  • WREN T. BROWN

Directors

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Larenz Tate
  • Kc Wayland

Executive Producers

  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Larenz Tate
  • Helen Sugland
  • LaRon Tate
  • Matt Cutair
  • Jeff McCarthy

Co-Executive Producers

  • JP Sarni
  • Lahmard Tate

Produced By Kc Wayland

Written by Josh Olson

Story Consultants

  • Dave Anthony
  • Charles Murray
  • Adam Rifkin

Historical Consultant Michael Theobald

Other Staff

  • Casting Director – Janelle Scuderi
  • Script Supervisor – Grayson Stone
  • Vocal Coach – Denise Dowse
  • Still Photographer – Celeste Holmes
  • Graphic Designer – Mari Saso
  • Caterer – Jennie Cooks Catering & Plant Based Parties
  • Voice Cutters – Robert & Michelle Montiel
  • Post-Production Assistant – Michael Keane
  • Web Designer – Michael Belcher
  • 2nd Assistant Director – Christian Adkins
  • Executive Assistant to Mr. Fishburne – Greg Haynes
  • Executive Assistant to Ms. Sugland – Audrey Kendrick
  • Production Assistant – Attiana Fischetti

Company – Cinema Gypsy & TateMen Entertainment & Audio HQ

 

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