documentaries

Walking Through ‘O.J. Simpson: Made in America’

To many younger people who watch ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary “O.J.: Made In America”,…

Same difference documentary LGBT

[Sex & Sexuality] Black Lesbian Taboos Explored in The Same Difference

Nuanced, full, expository Black stories matter, maybe more today than ever.  As a renewed fire…

New UnivisionTV Documentary Afro-Mexican Hakeem Khaaliq

Culture Clash: New Univision TV Documentary Reveals Afro-Mexican Struggle for Identity

What is it like to be a person of African descent in Mexico? Like most…

The History of R&B Music

Upcoming Documentary Explores ‘The History of R&B Music’

Legendary musician and producer turned filmmaker Kashif Saleem has embarked on a cinematic journey to…

The New Black Documentary Yoruba Richen

50 Years After the Freedom Summer, the Fight for the Vote Continues

There is no better proof in 2014 of how invaluable the right to vote is…

Evolution of a Criminal documentary spike lee darius clark monroe

‘Evolution of a Criminal’: One Man’s Journey from Bank Robbery to Filmmaking

“He doesn’t look like a criminal.”  Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe has heard that statement too…

taboo yardies documentary

“​Taboo…Yardies” Doc Challenges Homophobia in Jamaica

When Selena Blake thinks about her native land, Jamaica, there are no images of pristine…

Director Shola Lynch Talks ‘Runner’

Documentary filmmaker Shola Lynch is breaking away from the pack. Around this time last year,…

[REVIEW] ‘Call Me Kuchu’ Takes on Uganda’s Struggle for Gay Rights

I typically hate the adage “it could always be worse,” because I’ve never found it…

[PHOTOS] Procter & Gamble’s ‘My Black is Beautiful’ Debuts ‘Imagine A Future’ Documentary

Procter & Gamble’s "My Black is Beautiful (MBIB)" campaign continued it's message of young Black…