Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to Art and Media. You'll find painters, photographers, and current filmmakers and web series to add to your must buy/watch list. Art + Photography Charly Palmer Painter FaceBook Instagram: @CHARLYLPALMER Malin Fezehai Photographer, Director, Writer Instagram: @malinfezehai Twitter: @malinfezehai Tumblr: http://malinfezehai.tumblr.com/ FaceBook Richard Wilson Art FaceBook Instagram: … Continue reading Buy Black Business Week: Art and Media
It was reported today that actor, playwright, and director Nelsan Ellis has died from heart failure at the age of 39. Ellis was best known for his portrayal as Lafayette Reynolds, a sassy and loyal short order cook turned medium on the HBO series, True Blood. Ellis also starred in Lee Daniels' the Butler as … Continue reading Nelsan Ellis, star of True Blood, dies at 39.
Film Synopsis Dear White People was first released in 2014 as a film directed by Justin Simien. The story followed four black students as they attended a predominately white institute named Winchester University. Each character represented a different perspective on what it meant to be black in a majority white space and each handled racism differently in a … Continue reading Dear White People Review: Episode 1
My first movie review for 2017 and in general will be for the 2017 film, Burning Sands. This review contains spoilers. Plot Burning Sands is the feature length directorial debut from Gerard McMurray and is distributed through Netflix. The film is about 5 young men who are experiencing, “Hell Week” the final week in the … Continue reading Neon Fade Burning Sands Review (SPOILERS)
Check out some of my favorite quotes from 10 unapologetic women of different ethnicities, professions, and generations! Happy Women's History Month. Nina Simone To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the world—black people. So, my job is to make them more curious about where they came from and their own identity and … Continue reading 10 Quotes from 10 Unapologetic Women in Honor of Women’s History Month
I was very reluctant to watch Sunday's 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony. I didn't watch the last two years because of the #oscarssowhite situation and I told myself not to get sucked in if they happened to nominate some black creatives this year. I didn't follow through because 1. I knew Moonlight and Viola Davis were … Continue reading Don’t Let the Drama Dim Moonlight’s Shine!
Check out these great events in Baltimore to attend in honor of Black History Month! Asante Celebration Who: The Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle What: A Celebration for supporters of the grassroots organization LBS and newcomers alike. Where: The Living Well – 235 Holliday St, Baltimore, MD 21202 When: February 20th at 6pm Notes from the organization: The … Continue reading 7 Black Cultural Events in Baltimore to Attend this Black History Month