Home » Video Channel (Page 2)

  • 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. […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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.

    Continue reading »

  • 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 […]

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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.

    Continue reading »

  •  
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

    Correspondent David Begnaud joins Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The creator and star of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” has been leading relief efforts (including creating a charity song and video, “Almost Like Praying”) for the island, which is still suffering nearly two months after Hurricane Maria decimated critical infrastructure, water and power supplies. Subscribe to the “CBS Sunday Morning” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT

    Continue reading »

  • Negative Approaches to Diversity Could Be Part of a $300 Billion Dollar Problem

    Negative Approaches to Diversity Could Be Part of a $300 Billion Dollar Problem

    Multiple studies suggest that diversity efforts that accent the negative may be missing the point entirely, but exploring the positive aspects of diversity could bring unprecedented prosperity. With tension and conflict prominent in the national consciousness, the subjects of bias and discrimination inevitably arise in the workplace. NFL players have chosen to make a statement in their place of work-the gridiron-and responses have ranged from empathetic to confusion to divisive. These and other recent events indicate that no endeavor is […]

    Continue reading »

  •  
 
 

Recent Activity [RSS]

Viewing 1 - 3 of 3 items