Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution At Raw Space In Harlem

Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, is a Black History Month celebration of Black excellence, artistry, activism and independent film.Our Revolution Award honorees include Oscar-nominated director of Selma Ava DuVernay, Eclipsed playwright and The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, author/actor/activist Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI-NY, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry, and Black Lives Matter. Continue reading

Artists And Activists Challenge Social Movement Myths In Harlem

“It is imperative that we continue to destroy and dissect these myths out here…that we do not continue to perpetuate this myth that there’s a disconnection,” 

explained Ademola Olugebefola, Visual Artist, cofounder WEUSI Artists Gallery and Academy, Dwyer Cultural Center & NYNCA, the “The Art of Justice: Articulating an Ethos and Aesthetic of the Movement.

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Reel Sisters Film Festival Opens Fest In Harlem

Exciting news! Reel Sisters is presenting 3 days of films! On Oct 3, 2015, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series kicks-off our festival season with a day of activism showcasing a series of films in honor of the civil rights and #blacklivesmatter movements.Continue reading

“New Research “Quantifies Hope” For Black Men And Boys”

A new report jointly released by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males. Education historically receives the largest share of this support, but giving in other areas, including human services and public affairs, has grown.Continue reading

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