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History In The Making…

The Birth of a Nation I love our history even through its’ sad and turbulent times, I love our history. So many have come before us, and sacrificed their lives and mere existence that we may be free and have opportunities. Th...

MOONLIGHT

Barry Jenkins’ award winning Oscar contender Moonlight , dares to defy the typical Hollywood stereotypes and clichés to become one of the most impactful movies to hit theaters in years. Being only the second feature film t...


I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

“I can’t be a pessimist because I’m alive. I’m forced to be an optimist.” James Baldwin “I Am Not Your Negro”, directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, is a revolutionary film based on activist J...

Hidden Figures

They say that behind every great man is a great woman. Such was the case with the astronauts at NASA. In this story however, the women behind the men were African-American mathematicians who unfortunately have been largely ...


Fences

“Fences,” August Wilson’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, has finally found its way to the big screen thanks to actor-director Denzel Washington and Paramount Pictures. It’s the playwright’s screenplay adapt...

Diary of a Badman

He was her assignment. She became his diary. Detective Simone Williams, a Jamaican immigrant to the US, dreams of working undercover on a high profile case. She finally gets her chance to go undercover in an attempt to catch a ...


On Top With Audrea Topps-Harjo

Audrea Topps Harjo was born in Washington, D.C. to the proud parents Andrew J. Topps III and Bettye W. Topps. Audrea has always been a storyteller using words and dance to captivate audiences from a very early age. She graduate...

Reel Conversations: Filmmaker Nia Malika Dixon

One might consider art as a meaningful expression of aesthetic beauty and vision. In the mind of an Independent filmmaker, their vision is a canvas filled with ideas, that come together to form an artistic point of view; like a...


“Driving While Black”

We’ve all been there. You’re in your car driving through town, on your way to or from work. Maybe you’re cruising down the highway listening to your favorite song, without a single care in the world. Then, here it comes. ...

Chi-Raq: Tale of Two Cities

Spike Lee’s latest offering “Chi-Raq” is a film about gang violence plaguing the city of Chicago and a group of women who devise a plan in order to do something about it. Although the scene is set in the present, the stor...





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