Emmy Award-winning documentarian. He produced TV specials about African Americans and international films on violence.
He wrote and directed his first feature film Vanity Kills in the Czech Republic in 1997.
His 1999 PBS documentary on American youth violence, titled Bangin’, won the Emmy award.
He had one son with his wife Bernadette.
His earliest works included a music video about Martin Luther King Jr. 's I Have a Dream speech.