BC and Anton discuss Pan-African storytelling, Idris Elba's Sherbro Island City, and the upcoming book from author and artivist, Nikkolas Smith. *Comments from Lesly Lokko were made during a lecture at the African Futures Institute. Wanuri Kahiu's comments are from her interview with XamXam, which focuses on African digital perspectives.
BC and Anton preview Season 2 of Year of Ujamaa, and also discuss eclectic singer-songwriter Meklit, the lack of empowering cultural films for black boys, and the visionary filmmaking partnership between Idris Elba and Mo Abudu. *You can follow Meklit on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Spotify, and learn more at
Anton and BC discuss Africa Day, the musical film adaption of The Color Purple, and the Elvis Mitchell documentary, Is That Black Enough for You? **Comments from Elvis Mitchell were produced by the American Film Institute(AFI). You can follow them on Twitter @AmericanFilm, and learn more at https://www.
BC and Anton discuss the AI-inspired movie, The Creator, Michelle Obama’s new beverage company, PLEZI, and the historic, visionary exhibition from architect Lesley Lokko. **Comments from Lesley Lokko were produced by ArchDaily. You can follow ArchDaily on Twitter @ArchDaily, and learn more at www.archdaily.com.
In this episode, Anton and BC discuss Elon Musk’s “truth” GPT, Black-owned AI companies, and the African Union’s 40-year roadmap to a new African renaissance. *Remarks are from MarketForce CEO and co-founder, Tesh Mbaabu, in conversation with NALA founder, Benjamin Fernandes, and LELAPA co-founders, Jade Abbott and Pelonomi
Christian Davis is the co-founder, with Meymuna Hussein-Cattan, of Flavors from Afar in Los Angeles. As a social enterprise extension of the Tiyya Foundation, Flavors from Afar works with refugees and asylum seekers to create an authentic, rotating menu featuring traditional dishes from around the world. The refugee chefs receive
Anton and BC welcome Dr. Ashuanta Anderson for a discussion about cultural pride reinforcement, the power of children’s books, and how we can propel all children closer to our collective Wakanda. Ashaunta T. Anderson, MD, MPH, MSHS is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine