The reason dystopian tales are so appealing is they play to our deepest fears about a future where technology, greed and lust thrive unbridled by human compassion, social justice and environmental consciousness. Dystopian thrillers may be exhilarating, but only because no one expects to actually live that way. As the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced […]
Veterans Day is a time for people in the United States to pause and give thanks to those who have served and are serving in our armed forces. I took a moment this past weekend to reflect on and appreciate the sacrifice some of my own relatives and friends have made in military service. On […]
In a time of racial strife, NBPC will put a $750,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to work to help Black storytellers get strategic. The Black Media Summit will bring creatives together with Black thought leaders and more to determine which stories most need telling and how to get them […]
The award by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will support the growth of NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund and WOKE! Initiative.
The National Endowment for the Arts award – one of 1,029 new grants supporting arts projects nationally – will help back the “AfroPoP” TV series and NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund.
There’s a whole bouquet of reasons to love June – summer solstice, Juneteenth, Father’s Day and Geminis, to name a few – and we’ve picked out a special arrangement of black LGBTQ films just for you. Available to stream, screen and sample through our public media network, these Pride Month-themed projects have all been supported […]
Hi, my name is Maya Cruz. I am 11 years old and am in sixth grade. I am here to tell you about my experience with PBS children’s programs.
Documentary series season finale, John Rowe’s “Omo Child: The River and the Bush,” is the incredible tale of one man’s crusade to change a society.
Our curated list of this year’s best in black cinema! I Am Not Your Negro Release Date: February 3, 2017 (official) Director: Raoul Peck Raoul Peck’s haunting composite of footage, found and contemporary, woven together with passages from James Baldwin’s unpublished manuscript about the lives of activists Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther […]