The story of Brian Banks falls into the pit of many falsely accused and convicted Black men who have spent half and/or nearly their entire lives fighting crimes they never committed. The film,...
Picture yourself in a room full of people trying to represent an audience they know nothing about. Picture yourself being the only member of that audience and everyone looking at you for answers as the “token” to...
June 7th, 1979, marked the first official African-American Music Appreciation Month. It was initiated and better known as Black Music Month. Black Music Month is an annual celebration that takes place every June to applaud those of...
This post was written and submitted by Zakkiyah Muhammad. Ava DuVernay has wowed audiences several times. But this time, she’s created something that everyone must see. When They See Us is...
At 9:41 AM on November 16th, 2017, after numerous hours of waiting, my first child was born into the world. I had joined the society of fatherhood. There are many ways to approach the responsibilities that accompany...
Hulu released a new comedy television series, “Ramy” in April of this year. The series depicts a young Arab Muslim named Ramy Hassan, who is living in New Jersey with his Palestinian and Egyptian conservative parents, and...
Summertime is only a little while away, and you know what that means -- family barbeques, reunions and get-togethers. Of course, one thing we look forward to is the food. Who doesn’t love some good macaroni and...
I binged season two of the Netflix Original, ‘On My Block’, within the same day. All 10 episodes. All 4.7 hours. And I came up with nine reasons that you shouldn’t watch it. 1....
Once everyone saw the trailer for “Us,” a few things went through their minds. First off, a black family starring in a horror film? That’s just about non-existent. Second….let’s all give Mr. Peele a round of applause...
Every year, art fanatics flock to Miami Beach to take part in Art Basel, a major four-day art show that features galleries, films, and everything an art lover could want. This happens in three cities across the...

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