“Atlantic Slaveries: Native American and African Slavery in New England and the Caribbean,” a presentation on how enslavement of Indigenous and African peoples intertwined in 17th and 18th century New England and the Caribbean, will be held at Harlem’s Schomburg Center on April 6, 2017.
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After leaving the Sundance Film Festival audience shaken and teary-eyed, Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ a drama based on Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, scored the biggest acquisition deal in the festival’s history.
Enjoy a first look at Nate Parker’s directorial debut, ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ a historical drama based on Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion.
‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.
Actress Viola Davis is set to star in and produce an upcoming HBO biopic on abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, women’s rights activist and Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman.
Nate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic, ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ has added Aja Naomi King (‘How to Get Away With Murder’), Aunjanue Ellis (‘The Book of Negroes’), Colman Domingo (‘Selma’) and more. Shooting will begin in May!
BET’s three-day presentation of the Canadian mini-series ‘Book of Negroes’ brought in over 8 million viewers this week.
3.1 million viewers tuned in for BET’s two-hour premiere of Canadian mini-series ‘Book of Negroes’ on Monday.
Actress, singer, and activist Jada Pinkett Smith graces a recent issue of Net-A-Porter’s The Edit, where she speaks on several topics including marriage, parenting, and sex trafficking.
‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s extraordinary 18th century period drama will hit digital HD/VOD services on Tuesday, August 12th.
Not only has actor Nate Parker written the script for a long-awaited Nat Turner biopic, he plans to star in the film and will also direct it, with filming stated to begin this Fall.
Enjoy a featurette behind the 1779 oil painting that inspired ‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s compelling period drama, which premiered in New York City and Los Angeles on May 2nd and will hit more theaters throughout May/June 2014.
Dear white people, “whiteface” does not exist. Please stop trying to make it a thing.
Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.
Actor Michael K. Williams brings Arsenio to tears as he recalls his emotional breakdown while filming ’12 Years A Slave.’
While lecturing that everyone is a slave to corporations, Kanye West is desperately trying to become a part of the corporate exploitation machine.
Actor Giancarlo Esposito (‘Breaking Bad’) has been working on a film project about abolitionist John Brown titled, ‘Patriotic Treason,’ where he will play Frederick Douglass alongside Ed Harris who will play Brown.
Enjoy the first official trailer for ‘Belle,’ a period drama film based on the trials and tribulations of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race girl born into an aristocratic family in 18th century England.
Um.. wtf?! Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Youtube channel released this “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape” on Wednesday with obvious hopes that it would go viral because it’s sooooooo funny.
Today we finally get a real look at Steve McQueen’s highly-anticipated historical drama ’12 Years A Slave’ through its first trailer, official poster and photos.