Author: Gerald Martinez, Diana Martinez and Andres Chavez
Synopsis: Another great book about the Blaxploitation movie era.
Notes: Fully titled, What It Is…What It Was! – The Black Film Explosion of the ’70s in Words and Pictures. Primarily consisting of interviews with Blaxploitation actors and directors, as well as celebrities who are fans/influenced by the genre. But the real beauty of this book is all of the full color movie posters which are included throughout.