Black Colonists To answer the question, “Just who are these people getting paid to play slaves in 2011?” Mondo Black vists, the scholars researchers and historians who bring to life an authentic, often painful depiction of slavey in America at Colonial Williamsburg, VA.
Black Noise MONDO BLACK hangs out with award-winning musician/writer Greg Tate and his Burnt Sugar Arkestra as they prepare to perform their James Brown opera, “Indomitable” — and to discover some of the magic behind the fusion/hybrid /experimental music ensemble…creating “23rd Century R & B since 1999.”
Black Art 1.0
MB visits with two thought-provoking artists – visual artist Kimberly Becoat, and writer/filmmaker Darius James – exploring a diverse landscape of cultural paradigms in art, and film.
Black Art 2.0
MONDO BLACK went on the road to visit with some of today’s vibrant artistsmixing movement, music and media – and re-inventing “black art identity” along the way. We call this episode MONDO BLACK: “We Like The Way We Move.”
MB gets a chance to grill Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute Science Museum and 2011 NASA Solar System Ambassador on the final frontier, the future of African Americans in science research, and of course, UFOs.
Black Queer and Beyond
MONDO BLACK gets up close and personal with Jomama Jones, “more diva starlet than drag queen”– and visits with award-winning poet, writer, performer and actress Pamela Sneed to discuss international activism, gender identification, and the written and spoken word.
In this episode of the exploratory series, Mondo Black brings viewers on to the soil of a remarkable farm that provides better food, education while rebuilding the environment and quality of life in East New York Brooklyn.