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‘Judas and the Black Messiah'—a revolutionary film

Director and co-screenwriter Shaka King’s “Judas and the Black Messiah” takes an interesting look at the Black Panther Party and the BPP chapter leader, Chairman Fred Hampton (Danie Kaluuya) who was assassinated by our government

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The Apollo’s spring 2021 season is all virtual

A billion reasons to love being Black, and a billion and one reasons to celebrate and support the Apollo Theater. COVID-19 might have disturbed the proverbial applecart, so to speak, but folks of color know how to make things work in the worst of situations.

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9th Toronto Black Film Fest (TBFF) goes virtual

Face it — our stories are compelling and nothing (and I mean nothing) is going to stop our gifted storytellers from expressing and sharing. It’s with this positive energy and collective resolve that the Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) is entering its ninth year, presented by TD Bank in collaboration with Global News.

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Digital programming series set to empower BIPOC creatives

New York creatives of color—wake up! There is an opportunity coming and you have Harlem9, Harlem Stage, and The Lucille Lortel Theatre to thank.

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A look at Black Sundance 2021

If you remember COVID-19 cases started popping up in Hollywood right after the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and then—all hell broke out.

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Pixar steps into cultural diversity with ‘Soul’

When I was a little girl, my father would ask me if I was happy with my choice of parents. Further, he explained that each soul chooses their life paths for a myriad of reasons. I was five years old.

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‘12 Years A Slave’ screenwriter pens ‘The Other History of the DC Universe’

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley (“12 Years A Slave”) swears that “I talk too much” but I disagree, vehemently.

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Emmy-winning Riz Ahmed gives one-night-only show at BAM Dec. 19

Emmy Award-winning actor, musician, and activist Riz Ahmed will perform a special one-night-only performance Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. EST—“The Long Goodbye: Online Edition.”

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ comes to Netflix Dec. 18

There is no doubt in my mind that “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” is a serious Oscar contender.

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Joy Bryant: A Bronx girl making her legacy

Actress Joy Bryant was born and raised in the boogie-down Bronx to a single teenage mother and raised by her grandmother.

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