Urbanworld Film Festival 2014 Returns To NYC

10425373_783127211717819_8255137201067814384_nThe 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks with founding sponsor HBO, today announced the majority of the films that will be showcased. Continue Reading →

‘Belle’ and Africans in Europe, 1440-1700’s (video)

Dido_Elizabeth_Belle-300x255By Tod Roulette

After 235 years an intimate family heirloom painting has been exposed to the world showing not just layers of soot and dusty varnish but the secretive social customs, hierarchy and race prejudices of 18th century aristocratic English society. Continue Reading →