The 9 most important things to know about Ghana highlife music Afropop Season X ’s fourth episode, Ten Days in Africa, offers an insightful and humorous look at filmmaker Regi Allen’s journey to West Africa. Allen, an Emmy Award-winning African-American producer, editor, and media design artist, travels with a group of African-American companions all seeking […]
Amazing black artists, writers, and musicians under 30 AfroPoP X has arrived, and the second episode features three short films including KoJo, the amazing story of Kojo Odu Roney. This short documentary takes viewers inside the gifted 12-year-old jazz drummer’s world, sharing Kojo’s thoughts on his work, the state of jazz, and the influence of […]
7 famous African American dancers and where to watch them The long-awaited tenth season of Afropop has, at last, come to Black Public Media. The second episode of the season, a three-part shorts program, finishes up with the short film He Who Dances On Wood. In this episode, viewers will become acquainted with New Yorker […]
Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K., Roy Moore, Mike Oreskes, Al Franken, Charlie Rose, Kevin Spacey, John Conyers, Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor. All recent inductees to an ignominious hall of fame. This year has been exasperating on so many levels, but the gathering flood of stories about successful men sexually harassing […]
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 […]
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Nine black female filmmakers to celebrate this Women’s History Month – and all year round!