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EMMY NOMINATIONS – FULL OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN NOMINEES!
July 15, 2021
The Primetime Emmy Awards will feature 26 different categories ranging from writing and acting to awards for different genres ... read more »
Mary J. Blige’s “Mary J. Blige’s My Life” — a “love letter” to her younger self now streaming on Amazon Prime Video
July 1, 2021
 It was the 1992 album “What’s the 411? that started the revolution and put the singer on her path to legendary status. Although her most passionate fans embrace all of her music it’s the second “My Life” that defined her. ... read more »
‘SOLOS’ — A LOOK AT MEMORY IN SEVEN CHAPTERS – NOW ON AMAZON 
June 4, 2021
“Solos” — now playing on Amazon Prime (created by Dan Weil) — is an anthology series that dares to push the art of the monologue to its absolute limit, told in 7 self-staged chapters. ... read more »
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Actress Mignon From Tyler Perry’s Dramedy Series ‘Sistas’ is a Breath of Fresh Comedic Air
February 4, 2021
Tyler Perry’s drama-comedy series, “Sistas,” explores a feminine reality through the lens of four Black women living in Atlanta. Mignon shared her acting presence had a touch of comedic timing, which made her fit the character Danni seamlessly. ... read more »
Writer & Director Tayarisha Poe delivers in first feature film ‘Selah and The Spades’
April 15, 2020
TAYARISHA POE: I made an overture to “Selah and the Spades,” called "Overture," in 2014, knowing I eventually wanted to make a feature. But I didn't know how to write a feature script, and I didn't know what it would be about, so I wrote short stories about the characters and their world — one every day for the month of November 2014. At the end of the month, I had all these stories. Since I knew how to write and take photos, I turned the stories into separate multimedia works. It's not the most conventional approach to making a movie but it worked for the story because I wound up spending so much time world-building and thinking about the lives of these kids, which in the end made the feature itself so much more complex and rich.  ... read more »
Tayarisha Poe’s — ‘Selah and the Spades’—debut feature is an immersive deep dive into underground societies at a prestigious boarding school —through Black and Brown eyes
April 9, 2020
Writer-director Tayarisha Poe’s “Selah and the Spades,” currently playing on Amazon Prime—immerses us in the world of Selah ("Sell-uh" ) Summers (Lovie Simone), the shrewd and charming senior head of the Spades and one of five underground factions that absolutely dominate social life at a prestigious boarding school. ... read more »
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