HW Pick: “Mama Africa,” Chico Cesar (video)

A great video from Chico Cesar‘s “Mama Africa” part of the Putumayo World Music Brasileiro compilation. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush At Maysles In Harlem

The film explores Charlotte O’Neal’s, aka Mama C’s, decade’s long project of coming to terms with who she is an African American raised in Kansas City, KS, the “jazz-capital of the world,” who has lived most of her life in Africa, the place from where her ancestors were forced to make the “middle-passage.” VIDEO “We…

Brown Sugar Launches “Baddest” African-American Movies Of All-Time On Xfinity X1

Brown Sugar, a subscription-video-on-demand service operated by Bounce and featuring the biggest collection of the “baddest” African-American movies of all-time, is now available over the Internet on Comcast’s Xfinity X1. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.