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 →
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“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.
Today, Nielsen released Increasingly Affluent, Educated and Diverse: African-American Consumers – the Untold Story, the fifth installment in its Diverse Intelligence Series, which is the main demographic of Harlem World Magazine. Continue Reading →
To tell the story of the Black Panther Party is to explore race, economic inequality, political corruption, violence, police brutality, the politics of style, betrayal and hope. Continue Reading →
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 →
Change the channel. Better yet, turn off the television. Such is the advice artist, director and producer, Adu has for anyone serious about following and engaging in social justice initiatives. Continue Reading →