Ava DuVernay has already achieved historic success as the black woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival for her film "Middle of Nowhere". Now, she goes from strength to strength by directing a beautiful short film for Italian fashion house Miu Miu for their fifth installment of their ‘The Women’s Tales’ series. The ten-minute short stars Gabrielle Union as a character dealing with[...]
Forty-five years ago, sixteen states still prohibited interracial marriage. Then, in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, a white man, and his wife, Mildred Loving, a woman of African American and Native American descent, who had been arrested for miscegenation nine years earlier in Virginia. The Lovings were not active in the Civil Rights movement but their te[...]
A great short video featuring superstar comedian Chris Rock and thoughts on his rise to fame, black people in the entertainment industry and most interesting, his description of the injustices facing black people today within a culture of white supremacy.
Runaway Slave is a compelling, insightful look at how government policies have systematically re-enslaved the black population in the United States. Through entitlements and other government programs, a perpetual state of welfare exists, creating what can only be described as a form of modern slavery for a large percentage of the African-American community. The documentary features Rev. C.L. Bryan[...]