Documentaries

Ava DuVernay continues to prove why she is one of the busiest women in Hollywood these days, as details of her next project emerge. The filmmaker’s documentary project The 13th is set to be the opening night film of the New York Film Festival. Ava DuVernay apparently loves to spoil her audience and fans because […]

This year is a big one for Nas. His debut album, “Illmatic,” turned 20 this year, and the new documentary about the album’s process, “Time…

The heavily publicized deaths of young Black men like Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Sean Bell have inspired discussion, debate and analysis of why society…

In September 2012, producer, DJ and lecturer 9th Wonder announced that he was beginning a hip-hop fellowship at Harvard University. His experience contributing to the…

Black History Month may fall on the shortest month of the year, but network and cable television stations have jumped on board to celebrate our…

  Pick-up basketball has been a mainstay in New York City’s 5 boroughs and in cities around the country for decades.  Though it’s been through…

Bill Duke’s documentary, Dark Girls will be premiering this week at the International Black Film Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. The piece explores the challenging issues African-American women face with skin color and how it impacts their self-esteem. Watch the trailer below and a clip below and for more information about the film go to their website […]

50 Cent‘s VH1 documentary, The Origin Of Me, may turn out to be one of the most fascinating television programs of 2011 judging from these clips.  On the show, 50 traces his heritage back to South Carolina and speaks with his distant relatives and the descendants of the slave owners who owned his family.

A rare and candid TV interview with Martin Luther King, Jr. – unseen in 40 years – is the centerpiece of this timely tribute, featuring exclusive interviews with such notables as Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks and Colin Powell that provide fresh insight into the life and personality of the late civil rights leader. “When I […]