HW Pick: ‘Marcus Garvey, Look For Me In The Whirlwind’ Film In Harlem

marcus garveyMarcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization in Harlem for the African diaspora, what led to his early successes, and why he died lonely and forgotten. Continue Reading →

Your Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Connection

Schomburg-Center-HolidayThe Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African Diasporan experiences. Continue Reading →

Study On Black Women’s Attitudes On Beauty

In its first segmentation study on African-American women and their psychographics around beauty, ESSENCE uncovers the unique mindset of the most passionate beauty consumers, African-American women. Smart Beauty V: A Revealing Look at the Mindset of Passionate African-American Beauty Consumers shows African-American women to be twice as likely to feel positive about their beauty. Continue Reading →

What To Do In Home During Black History Month

(Depending on where you live) in February is brutal. What to do? Stay in for a change and watch movies! Or … boot up your computer or grab your iPhone and start watching The Documentary Channel online when it celebrates Black History Month every Wednesday in February by telecasting rarely seen documentaries related to African American history. Continue Reading →