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.
For people of African descent, our drive to artistically chronicle who we are, where we've been, and where we're going remains unquenchable and unceasing. The melange of works we offer here - which we'll update frequently - serves only to reveal, in part, the diversity of our perspectives, the harmony
From Nikole Hannah-Jones, premiering January 26th on Hulu. | The National Read AlongThe 1619 project prepares to help America read together, think together, and build together in 2023. | From 1619 / “The 1619 Project is The New York Times Magazine’s award-winning reframing of American history that placed slavery and its continuing
The exploration from Secrets of the Dead on PBS premieres November 2, 2022. | Paleography expert Elizabeth Bettles is deciphering the handwriting of each hieroglyphic to identify the painter of this mysterious tomb. "Decoding Hieroglyphics" premieres Wednesday November 2 at 10/9c on PBS. #SecretsDeadPBS pic.twitter.com/YFkhzrg8il — Secrets of
The new Hulu series, produced by Oprah Winfrey, is now available. | From HULU / The Hair Tales is a dynamic celebration of Black women’s identity, beauty, culture and humanity, uniquely expressed through the stories in our hair. A docu series where 6 diverse phenomenal women – Issa Rae, Rep. Ayanna Pressley,
Martha Jones is part of Making Black America, the new documentary from Henry Louis Gates. Premiere: October 4, 2022 | Thrilled to be a part of @HenryLouisGates’ new series Making Black America: Through The Grapevine! #MakingBlackAmericaPBS: Building communities and attaining social, political and economic success in the face of racial segregation.
Learn how the the Africans aboard the slave ship, Clotilda, made history. Never forget. Never, ever forget...who we are. | Exclusive: ‘Last American slave ship’ discovered in AlabamaThe schooner Clotilda smuggled African captives into the U.S. in 1860, more than 50 years after importing slaves was outlawed.National GeographicJoel
Jeffrey Robinson, for the "Who We Are Project." Never forget. Never, ever forget...who we are. | Event: October 20, 2022 | This year's #FreedomAward Special Tribute will recognize a leader blazing an unforgettable trail! @jeff_robinson56 is the creator of “The Who We Are Project,” which includes a doc on @netflix.
Henry Louis Gates does it again. | This TUESDAY @detroitpublictv, @wdet, The Divine Nine, and @ASALH will explore Detroit’s history in the context of @HenryLouisGates new @pbs series “Making Black America,” premiering Oct. 4. Join us Sept. 27 at 7pm ET LIVE in person. Register/Get info: https://t.co/