Essence Magazine's 2021 filmmaker to watch, Lawerence "LAW" Watford has secured rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr. To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and the federal holiday, read more about how Watford plans to adapt the book for television.

This young producer is blessing the Twitter-verse with mashups from your favorite artists both old and new. Jimir has continued to post mashups of notable records and it is gaining the attention of many people across the world including Oprah Winfrey. 

Director Reginald Hudlin talks about the importance of black male representation


Not much has changed in America’s narrative when it comes to survival and success. In 1775, Patrick Henry coined the phrase “give me liberty or give me death.” Fast forward to 2003, 50 Cent vowed to “Get Rich or Die Trying.” Now in 2015, the narrative is much more bare bones, it’s simply about “Money […]