February 27, 2024 BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA WEEKLY DISPATCH By Qiona Woffard Over President’s weekend, 11 teams of media makers descended upon the Edith Macy Center in Chappaqua, N.Y., for Black Public Media’s PitchBLACK Bootcamp. The weekend was filled with warmth, laughter and hard work as the artists supported each other in polishing their pitches. This is […]
I’m so excited about the Feb. 15 premiere of a new film by Sandy Rattley and Charlotte Mangin. It elevates the her-story of Augusta Savage …
This Black History Month, a conversation has emerged that challenges the traditional approach to acknowledging the profound contributions of Black Americans to our shared national history.
Award-winning producer Colin “Topper” Carew reached out to me recently to discuss a new project. It had something to do with a little light.
I hope you had an enriching MLK Jr. holiday weekend. Amid today’s disquieting throes over DEI programs it is reassuring to see our nation continue to devote a full day to remembering where we’ve been and why more work is needed.
Happy New Year! I’ve no doubt 2024 will be lively. I look forward to the new opportunities and compelling Black stories that will emerge from it.
WOW! In a few days, 2023 will be a wrap. The BPM team and I thought we’d share a few recommendations for your holiday viewing.
While in Charleston, S.C., last week reviewing content for the 2024 INPUT conference, I visited the International African American Museum.
On balance, 2023 has been a good year for BPM and the media makers we serve. Now, its time to celebrate! Here are some suggestions …
“Asanteni Sana” is a phrase commonly used by the roughly 200 million Swahilii speakers around the globe to express plural gratitude.