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FEATURE: Viola Davis discusses the struggles of being a black actress in Hollywood

Viola Davis is about to star as the lead in new Shoda Rhimes series 'How to Get Away with Murder'; however, in a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress discusses the present hardships for black actresses - despite the personal breakthroughs of herself and other high profile black actresses. By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor.The two-time Oscar nominee and two-time Tony winner discusses both a disproportion of roles for black women and a lack of range in roles, describing…See More
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Viola Davis is about to star as the lead in new Shoda Rhimes series 'How to Get Away with Murder'; however, in a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress discusses the present hardships for black actresses - despite the personal breakthroughs of herself and other high profile black actresses. By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor.The two-time Oscar nominee and two-time Tony winner discusses both a disproportion of roles for black women and a lack of range in roles, describing…See More
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FEATURE: New exhibition on Rotimi Fani-Kayode opens at London's Tiwani Contemporary

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'Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989)', a solo retrospective of the work of the late photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode opened yesterday in London at Tiwani Contemporary. The exhibition will run till the 1st November. Check out Fani-Kayode's body of work below (NSFW) and get more info on the exhibition HERE.

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FEATURE: The work of Moroccan multidisciplinary artist Hassan Hajjaj

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Check out the work of Hassan Hajjaj. The 53-year-old multidisciplinary artist was born in Morocco and moved to London as a teenager. Splitting his time between Morocco and London for the last 15 years, he creates works that bridge the West and North African. Hajjaj designs every aspect of what you see in his images, hiring local tailors and artisans to create what is featured and using friends as subjects. Of his work, earlier this year, The New York Times…

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FEATURE: Two Young Black Female Entrepreneurs Launch Brown Sugar Stickers

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Hello AFROPUNK Community, we are two sisters born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. We are Sequoia (18) and Dakota (20), and we want to be a part of the movement of empowering black people. We launched Brown Sugar Stickers to promote awareness for black pride and positivity. Kinky hair and dark skin have been seen as a negative thing in this country for a long time. We made these stickers to take that negative vibe about black people and turn it into a positive…

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FEATURE: Viola Davis discusses the struggles of being a black actress in Hollywood

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Viola Davis is about to star as the lead in new Shoda Rhimes series 'How to Get Away with Murder'; however, in a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress discusses the present hardships for black actresses - despite the personal breakthroughs of herself and other high profile black actresses. 

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At 2:41pm on November 15, 2013, Death Metal Angola said…

DEATH METAL ANGOLA TRAILER 

The award-winning documentary DEATH METAL ANGOLA is premiering at the DOC NYC festival this Saturday, Nov 16, 9:45 pm at the IFC.  AfterParty at Midnight at 107 Suffolk Street sponsored by the Black Rock Coalition, headlining Metal pre-teen sensation (thanks in large part to Afropunk) Unlocking the Truth and Brooklyn hardcore punk band Dead Serious.  

Nov 18th, Fulbright sponsored panel with directors of Death Metal Angola and Detropia. That night the US State Department flies me to Angola as an official Arts Envoy to premiere DMA at the Luanda International Film Festival on the 20th and on the 23th in Huambo - followed by a rock concert in the Okutiuka Orphanage.  

DMA and Fulbright have teamed up to tour the film around the United States in the Spring.  We just launched the DMA Resilience Tour fundraising campaign to pull it off: http://dma.rockethub.com

Join us and spread the word!!

 
 
 


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