Acclaimed new documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ will make its television debut on PBS’ Independent Lens on February 16, 2016.
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“We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death,” read the words across the face of Amandla Stenberg who channels the spirit of activist, scholar, and author Angela Davis for Dazed & Confused Autumn 2015.
Aisha Hinds and Mo McRae have been cast as Civil Rights leaders Fannie Lou Hamer and Stokely Carmichael in HBO’s forthcoming Lyndon B. Johnson mini-series, ‘All The Way.’
Alt. R&B singer-songwriter D△WN (aka Dawn Richard) is the latest celebrity spokeswoman for PETA and its “Body by Vegan” campaign.
Jada Pinkett Smith continues her work against human trafficking with a CNN special report, ‘Children for Sale,’ which will air on July 21, 2015.
For her 153rd birthday, Google celebrated journalist, suffragist, sociologist and anti-lynching activist, Ida B. Wells with a doodle.
Stanley Nelson‘s acclaimed new documentary, ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’ is scheduled to open at New York City’s Film Forum on September 2.
‘Mala Mala,’ a critically-acclaimed documentary on trans people in Puerto Rico, makes its theatrical debut at New York City’s IFC Center.
Support post-production for ‘FREE CeCe!,’ a documentary from executive producer Laverne Cox that explores CeCe McDonald’s incarceration and life as an advocate and prison abolitionist.
MTV’s ‘Rebel Music: Native America’ features four indigenous musicians and activists — Frank Waln, Inez Jasper, Nataanii Means (son of activist Russell Means) and Mike “Witko” Cliff — using art to save their communities.
“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X
‘Dear White People’ and ‘Selma’ actress Tessa Thompson covers Issue Magazine, where she discusses her new role in Ryan Coogler‘s Rocky sequel ‘Creed,’ hashtag politics, and much more.
TIME Magazine‘s 2015 “100 Most Influential People” issue is covered by ballerina Misty Copeland, rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, Mexican-American journalist and author Jorge Ramos, actor Bradley Cooper, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Activist, professor and author Angela Davis sits down with Puerto Rico Indie to discuss liberation of Puerto Rico and Palestine, solidarity, better feminism, and intersectionality.
Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red give fans a Thanksgiving treat titled, “Burn Your Village To The Ground.”
‘Orange Is the New Black’ star and trans activist Laverne Cox teams up with MTV and LOGO for ‘The T Word,’ an eye-opening documentary on the lives of trans youth.
Variety unveils “Power Of Women” covers featuring Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley, who are being honored for their humanitarian efforts.
Dream Defenders’ executive director Phillip Agnew speaks on systematic inequality on PBS’ unique town hall discussion, ‘America After Ferguson.’
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” 2014 list includes Beyoncé, Richard Sherman, Steve McQueen, Kerry Washington, Pharrell Williams, Matthew McConaughey, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, and Serena Williams.