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

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

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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FEATURE: With new poem, 'Gather', Alice Walker calls upon the black community to "unite"

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Alice Walker has revealed a new poem through her personal WEBSITE, which she dedicates to Carl Dix and Cornel West - both of whom have called for a "month of resistance to mass incarceration, police terror, repression and the criminalization of a generation" next month, October. In the poem, titled 'Gather', the writer and activist calls upon the black community to "unite" in the face of…

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STREAMING: Kehinde Wiley Documentary, 'An Economy of Truth'

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Recently PBS premiered the long-awaited Kehinde Wiley documentary, 'An Economy of Truth", and now it is available for streaming HERERenowned for his depictions of black men, through a reinterpretation of the Grand Masters, the Jeff Dupre directed documentary follows the artist in 2012 as he set his eyes - for the first time in his career - on the black woman. Scouting…

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FEATURE: London-based Adebayo Bolaji tells us his story as a young Black actor, writer and director

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

So, I’m in rehearsals and talking with with my co-actor Allyson Brown about honesty, relative truth (if there is such a thing) and human behaviour-why people do what they do, yes I know... all very existential in the rehearsal space that day. This rehearsal is for my new play ‘In Bed’, a play about two actors who spend a night together to rehearse a play, but rather than analysing both their characters, the play takes a turn and they both encounter a real-time…

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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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