By Dudley Alexis For so many of us, people of African descent living in the United States, Black Lives Matter is less than one degree of separation.
In consideration of the urgency to make sense of the unstable and dangerous times we are living through and against, the Roving Buffalo contemplates the capacity of art to clarify vision and recollect our mission as artists.
The 7th annual African Diaspora Dance and Drum Festival of Florida (A.D.D.D.F.F) presented by Delou Africa Inc. is set to be an exceptionally high-spirited family friendly multi-cultural arts and educational event.
There has been much anticipation for Disney’s new film ” Queen of Katwe”, a true story based on the life of a young girl from rural Uganda who takes the chess world by storm.
Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks is the first major exhibition focused on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks, filled with poetry fragments, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history.
Classism, Racism, Slavery and Reconstruction: How Free State of Jones Complicates America’s Narrative and Empowers the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
From this day forward we declare the land north of Pascagoula Swamp, south of enterprise and east to the Pearl River to the Alabama border, to be a FREE STATE OF JONES.
National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has sponsored the narrative short film “Teachers” for the annual PBS online film festival. “Teachers” stars Tatyana Ali, Jordyn Barber and Eric De’Wayne, and is one of 25 films that are part of the fifth annual, Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival running through July 29.
The snow-packed gems of the Sundance Film Festival will thaw in the summer heat of downtown LA with Sundance NEXT FEST, August 12-14 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.
July 1, writer Melissa Twigg wrote an article for the South China Morning Post about the Chinese’s newest venture involving Africa- collecting African art.