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  • In NYC until June 24: Ishmael Reed’s LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS, directed by Rome Neal at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

    In NYC until June 24: Ishmael Reed’s LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS, directed by Rome Neal at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

    Life Among the Aryans, with director Rome Neal, is the latest work from Ishmael Reed, the American poet, novelist, essayist, and Pulitzer-Prize nominee. The show will only run until June 24 so take advantage of this opportunity to walk-through history by envisioning an unimaginable future of circumstances that are beyond the control of any one person or community. Neal shares not only his words of introduction but also his signature banana pudding with all who attend.  This show is truly filled […]

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  • Real Estate Mogul Jay Morrison Raises $9.6 Million In First Seven Days of Historic IPO of First African-American Owned Real Estate Crowdfund

    Real Estate Mogul Jay Morrison Raises $9.6 Million In First Seven Days of Historic IPO of First African-American Owned Real Estate Crowdfund

     Atlanta-based real estate mogul Jay Morrison recently announced the initial public offering (IPO) launch of the Tulsa Real Estate Fund, the first African-American owned Regulation A+ Tier II crowdfund designed to revitalize urban communities across the U.S. Tulsa Real Estate Fund, The People’s Fund, is a real estate crowdfund qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that allows both accredited and non-accredited investors to collectively invest and own real estate projects around the country that are unique, diversified and yield a […]

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  • Issue of ‘colorism’ explored in Francesca Andre’s film – “Charcoal”

    Issue of ‘colorism’ explored in Francesca Andre’s film – “Charcoal”

    Francesca Andre’s film – Charcoal –  captures the stories of two black women, as they embark on a lifelong journey to overcome internalized colorism, find self-acceptance, and ultimately redemption. Her film can be view at various upcoming film  festivals— 1)June 7: New Haven Documentary Film Festival at Whitney Humanities Center Caribbean Lens International Film Festival 2) June 16: International New York Film festival. To view the video trailer, click here. ​Francesca Andre is a filmmaker, photographer and producer with a masters in film and television from Sacred Heart University. […]

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  • On Broadway: Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh”

    On Broadway: Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh”

    Denzel Washington stars in Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh,” reprising his role basically because he’s a genius. Please see this special report from “The Root”. The Iceman Cometh centers on Hickey (Washington), a conflicted man who passionately encourages fellow alcoholics in a New York City bar to abandon their pipe dreams and take hold of harsh realities, eventually revealing secrets from his own past.

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  • Racism In America – Documentary  Reveals The Untold History Of Our Nation

    Racism In America – Documentary Reveals The Untold History Of Our Nation

    The film ‘An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition’ explores the moral counterweights to the tradition of racism in America and how we can move together towards our nation’s motto – ‘E Pluribus Unum’. This thought-provoking, inspiring and emotional film tells the story of cross-cultural friendships that tackled racism and inequality in the past. This racial amity has come to be known as ‘the other tradition’ of America and today, paves the way for us all to engage in positive discourse and action, in the […]

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  • Madison Reed Commits to Using “Raw” Photography

    Madison Reed Commits to Using “Raw” Photography

    New photos feature women over age 50 feeling confident and beautiful, no retouching necessary                   Madison Reed, a prestige hair color brand, applauds the movement toward authenticity in advertising and announces that it is advancing the cause with a pledge to use unaltered, raw photography. In these images, nothing will be adjusted. Hair color will be shown “as is.”With Madison Reed, confident is the new beautiful.Going forward, Madison Reed pledges zero alteration […]

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  • Lupita Nyong’o – Black Panther Premiere Interview

    Lupita Nyong’o – Black Panther Premiere Interview

    Scott Davis interviews Lupita Nyong’o on the red carpet of the European premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther, the latest film in the long running Avengers film series. The Oscar-winner Star Wars actor talks about the new movie version of Charles Angels. And she also talks of how Black Panther is about supporting powerful women. Nyong’o talks up Ryan Coogler and his vision for the film. The film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’O, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel […]

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  • Cassandra Lucas’ – Give Love A Chance

    Cassandra Lucas’ – Give Love A Chance

                        Check out Cassandra Lucas’ – Give Love A Chance. Proceeds from the song will be given to disaster relief in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. In this New Year, we hope that you will give love a chance.

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  • About Comics announces the re-publication of classic 1936 “Negro Motorist” Guide

    About Comics announces the re-publication of classic 1936 “Negro Motorist” Guide

    Historical Green Book Serves as Reminder of Life Before Civil Rights Act  In the mid-20th century, African Americans traveling the segregated US had one tool that made it all navigable: the Negro Motorist Green Book. This legendary guide to lodgings and restaurants that accepted Black customers has become a key reminder of life before the Civil Rights Act, but surviving copies are museum items. Now, a small California publisher has reprinted the guide, making it available to those wishing to […]

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