What it’s like to be a Black Female Stunt Performer

Seven women from three generations share their experiences — the good and the bad PHOTOS AND STORY BY SAEED RAHBARAN LAFAYE BAKER “If you conceive it, believe it, you can achieve it. And I try to instill that into these young ladies.” ________________________________________________________________________ LaFaye Baker has stunted in such movies as Green Lantern, Don’t be a Menace…

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It’s about that time, to TAKE your plan 2 to the next LEVEL Stock Photo Develop your own funding source. Businesses owned by minority women have more than doubled over the last ten years, still many find it difficult to receive startup funding from banks and private lenders. Partnerships and sponsors are great, but it’s easier…

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SPOTLIGHT: La Faye Baker, Stunt Coordinator

  With over 100 shows to her credit, La Faye Baker performs some of the most exhilarating stunts you’ve seen on the screen. Being able to body double for Angela Bassett in The Green Lantern and What’s Love Got to With It? requires hard work, skill and preparation. The impressive entertainer has doubled for other top actresses in the business including Regina King, Alfre Woodard, Robin Givens and Regina…

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Biz Women – La Faye Baker: Ever Thought Of Becoming A Stuntwoman?

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Back To Articles Ever thought of becoming a stuntwoman? Veteran encourages young women to consider non-traditional careers in Hollywood By Gina Hall Original Article   “Lord, I want to do something in entertainment.” Those were the words LaFaye Baker wrote in her Bible. She didn’t know how she was going to pursue a career in the…

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