Souleo: Artists bound for modern-day Freedom Ride to St. Louis

Courtesy of Black Lives MatterOver 50 years ago more than 400 Black and White Americans challenged racism and segregation by traveling together on buses and trains through the Deep South. Continue Reading →

Finding Fela Screenings at MIST in Harlem

fela the movie in harlemAnnounces the screening of Finding Fela a Film on the life of groundbreaking musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Alex Gibney. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: STOKELY, A Life

stokely carmeichaelStokely Carmichael, the man who pushed Martin Luther King, Jr. to oppose the Vietnam War and made the Black Panther Party a household name

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →

The Radicalization of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

ray_n_vashti1By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson

In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Brother, was found dead in a Mexican resort, along with his fiancé. Continue Reading →

Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (video)

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish filmmakers, and co-producer Harlemite Danny Glover .. Continue Reading →