“Enslavement of Indigenous peoples in New England, its intersections with enslavement of Africans in the region, and the connection between New England and Caribbean slaveries are rarely explored dimensions in history…”
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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.
‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.
Actress Viola Davis is set to star in and produce an upcoming HBO biopic on abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, women’s rights activist and Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman.
BET’s three-day presentation of the Canadian mini-series ‘Book of Negroes’ brought in over 8 million viewers this week.
3.1 million viewers tuned in for BET’s two-hour premiere of Canadian mini-series ‘Book of Negroes’ on Monday.
Actress, singer, and activist Jada Pinkett Smith graces a recent issue of Net-A-Porter’s The Edit, where she speaks on several topics including marriage, parenting, and sex trafficking.
‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s extraordinary 18th century period drama will hit digital HD/VOD services on Tuesday, August 12th.
Enjoy a featurette behind the 1779 oil painting that inspired ‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s compelling period drama, which premiered in New York City and Los Angeles on May 2nd and will hit more theaters throughout May/June 2014.
Dear white people, “whiteface” does not exist. Please stop trying to make it a thing.
Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.
Actor Michael K. Williams brings Arsenio to tears as he recalls his emotional breakdown while filming ’12 Years A Slave.’
While lecturing that everyone is a slave to corporations, Kanye West is desperately trying to become a part of the corporate exploitation machine.
Actor Giancarlo Esposito (‘Breaking Bad’) has been working on a film project about abolitionist John Brown titled, ‘Patriotic Treason,’ where he will play Frederick Douglass alongside Ed Harris who will play Brown.
Enjoy the first official trailer for ‘Belle,’ a period drama film based on the trials and tribulations of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race girl born into an aristocratic family in 18th century England.
Um.. wtf?! Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Youtube channel released this “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape” on Wednesday with obvious hopes that it would go viral because it’s sooooooo funny.
Today we finally get a real look at Steve McQueen’s highly-anticipated historical drama ’12 Years A Slave’ through its first trailer, official poster and photos.
‘Tula, The Revolt,’ a film based on the 1795 slave uprising on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, is gearing up for a July 2013 theatrical release with an official trailer and brand new poster.
Kanye went to some creative lengths to premiere his new single titled “New Slaves” tonight in Brooklyn, projecting his face against a Williamsburg apartment building as the song blasted.
In part 2 of “The New Face of Minstrel Shows,” Adrian applies the history of black female stereotypes to modern black culture.