Harlem’s Ella Baker, A Great Woman Behind A Great Movement 1903-1986 (Video)

Ella Josephine Baker, December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986, was an African-American civil right and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. Continue Reading →

Louise Meriwether And Bridgett Davis In Conversation At The Harlem Arts Salon

Novelist, essayist, journalist, and activist, published her first and critically acclaimed book, Daddy Was a Number Runner (with an introduction by James Baldwin) in 1970, using auto-biographical elements about growing up in Harlem during the Depression in the era after the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →

Rosa Parks’ Family Home To Be Offered At NY Auction

The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the south will be offered at auction after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice. Continue Reading →

TV One Hosts Advance Screenings Of ‘Two Sides’ And ‘Behind The Movement’ (Red Carpet)

During the 49th NAACP Image Awards weekend in Pasadena, CA, TV One conducted two advance screenings of their upcoming original programs, “Behind The Movement” and “Two Sides.” Continue Reading →

‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding As Rosa Parks Premieres February 2018

Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just three days and ultimately led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: ‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding as Rosa Parks Announced Today

TV One today announced that production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for the new film, Behind the Movement, starring Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games”), Isaiah Washington (“The 100”), Loretta Devine (“Waiting to Exhale”), and Roger Guenveur Smith (“American Gangster”). Continue Reading →

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