Contrary to the myth that America’s enslaved populations did not fight back, a new focus on Nat Turner’s Rebellion is also giving spotlight to other 300+ slave revolts in the United States.
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Acclaimed new documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ will make its television debut on PBS’ Independent Lens on February 16, 2016.
Sicangu Lakota rapper and activist Frank Waln connects the dots between America’s ugly past and its homely present with a biting rework of “What Makes The Red Man Red” from Disney’s 1953 ‘Peter Pan’ film.
Stephan James stars as Jesse Owens in ‘Race’ as he single-handedly crushed Adolf Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
The premiere date for ‘Race,’ the forthcoming biopic on record-breaking track and field star Jesse Owens, has been pushed up from April 8, 2016 to February 19, 2016 in the U.S.
¡¡¡Azuuucaaarrr!!! This fall, Telemundo will honor the late Celia Cruz, La Reina de la Salsa, with a 80-hour biopic miniseries, simply titled ‘Celia.’
Enjoy a look inside parts One and Two of HBO’s public housing debate miniseries, ‘Show Me a Hero,’ which premiered on Sunday, August 16.
HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’ miniseries, studying the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by a landmark public housing debate, will air in six episodes over three nights beginning August 16, 2015.
Capes are flying and they’re not for Amandla Stenberg.
LGPA Tour rookie Sadena Parks is featured in ESPN’s “Body Issue,” where she shares her aspirations, how her dad got her started in golf, and some the racist bullshit she has encountered along the way.
MTV’s new documentary, ‘White People,’ will take an uncomfortable look at what it means to be white as well as what whiteness means to others.
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.
Meshaun Labrone’s play ‘POWER! Stokely Carmichael’ will make its world premiere during Capital Fringe Festival 2015 (July 9 – August 2) in Washington, D.C.
After a successful run as Spider-Man in Marvel Comics‘ alternate series, Miles Morales is getting a promotion to the Marvel Universe!
Marc Silver‘s Sundance-winning documentary, ‘3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets,’ chronicling the story of Jordan Davis, has begun its New York City theatrical run.
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.
In light of the recent mayhem at a Texas pool party, ‘Nightly Show’ host Larry Wilmore conducted a Special Public Pool History Edition of his Knowledge College segment.
Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton‘s adorable dramedy, ‘5 Flights Up’ (aka ‘Ruth & Alex’), will arrive on DVD and Blu-Ray on July 7, 2015 in North America.
“How can we all—regardless of race—honestly reckon with our country’s fraught racial history and free ourselves from its burden?” Ta-Nehisi Coates seeks to answer in ‘Between the World and Me.’
“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