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‘I Am Samuel’ doc looks at LGBTQ love in Africa

I’m often asked by members of the LGBTQ community—gay men of color to be specific—when and where will they find true love. And, pushing the question further, is true love even possible for men of color?

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Org behind Indie Spirit Awards presents free virtual screening

One of the best things about Film Independent is that they have recognized inequality in Hollywood and stepped up to do something about it by creating Project Involve.

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‘Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi’ starting June 19 on Hulu

Hulu’s new series “Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi,” executive produced by award-winning cookbook author and host Padma Lakshmi, has hit it out of the park with its new show.

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Kearran Giovanni in BET’s ‘American Soul’ is a force of nature!

I doubt that you know the actress Kearran Giovanni by name and it’s not because the stunning actress isn’t busy (she is); I think it’s because Giovanni disappears into her characters so completely that you can only see the soul she’s committed to play, giving life to the character on the page.

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Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY launches online education initiative

“Hello, my sister” is how visionary Ava DuVernay greeted me, years ago, while standing in an elevator in New York City, while her makeup was being put on by her makeup artist.

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Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo

It’s time to put your money where your heart is! Are you ready to show the world-famous Apollo Theater love?

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‘Love & Basketball’ virtual 20-year reunion, panel discussion on May 14

Heads up. While the United States of America begins to slowly get back to work, there are still many virtual events of interest.

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Color with movie costume maven Ruth E. Carter every Tuesday

Oscar-winner Ruth E. Carter is inviting you and the world to color with her with new drawings supplied every Tuesday.

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‘Selah and The Spades’—written/directed by Tayarisha Poe, now on Prime

Writer-director Tayarisha Poe, who now calls New York home, has her first film streaming on Amazon Prime. Called “Selah and The Spades,” it’s about the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, where the student body is run by five factions.

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Netflix’s unevenly textured ‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of C.J. Walker’

Now streaming on Netflix is “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker,” a look at the pioneering entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist. It’s an inspiring story that needed to be told.

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