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‘Twenty Pearls’ AKA Documentary Shows the Vision and Impact of Black College Women

Executive Producer and Alpha Kappa Alpha member Kimberly Esmond Adams believes anytime is the right time to tell this type of American story. “This story talks about the role that a group of college women, who were still finding their way in the world, yet were intelligent enough to understand that the world was bigger than them and they could do something concrete to make it better for everyone.”

Questlove Uncovers ‘Black Woodstock’ in his Hit Sundance Doc

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Questlove responded with incredulous disbelief when he was first told about the footage. A landmark 1969...

IN MEMORIAM: Film and Stage Legend Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Among her more memorable stage performances were 1968’s “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights,” 1969’s “To Be Young, Gifted and Black,” and 1983’s “The Corn is Green.” “So many great stories about Cicely Tyson,” Tweeted Soledad O’Brien. “Whew, that lady was amazing. While shooting a doc on her in Spanish Harlem, people kept stopping their cars. In the street. To hop out and say hi. Old people. Teenagers. Middle-aged fans. “Ciss-el-lee” they’d chant as she’d walk by.”

FILM REVIEW: The 2020 American Black Film Festival – Goes Virtual

In the age of COVID, film festival directors are finding creative ways to screen movies for audiences without gathering large groups at indoor venues....

NNPA Exclusive: Iconic Entertainer and Entrepreneur, Ice Cube, Speaks to the Black Press of...

By Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Like very few others, Ice Cube is celebrated for his groundbreaking accomplishments in music, film, sports...

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