african american films

They say summer is the perfect time for family reunions, and for all intents and purposes, that’s just what this is. It’s Saturday night, and Philadelphia‘s International House is packed with people awaiting the screening of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez. Pretty soon, the crowd will fill the theater to capacity. While they wait, many embrace each […]

Congratulations to Ava Duvernay for not being nominated for an Oscar. Mainstream award shows have never been a good judge of African American art and African American artists should not expect or desire recognition from them. Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix, recognized as two of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, never won a […]