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Through web series and documentaries, SlayTV fills a void in the black LGBTQ community.
For the sake of adequate representation on screens and in boardrooms, television providers need to put forth a concerted effort to acquire Black-owned stations.
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I just finished watching Black Girls Rock, a stunning and beautiful celebration of Black women and #BlackGirlMagic. I don't know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me.
It's more than art for art's sake. Justin Adu's African Amedia exhibit was created with direct intent to deliver in-your-face content that forces one to take in the adversities of society. His work addresses the negative portrayals of African Americans in mainstream media, while also providing a platform to look inward and analyze self.
At the darkest times in segregated America, I could read any issue of Jet or Ebony and feel content that blacks -- that I -- could still excel in any human endeavor. Happy thoughts, cheer and optimism filled the pages.
As of next week, there will be no more Jet magazine, that pint-sized publication that's been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951.
My cousin won't get the chance to tell his story but the U.S. Department of Justice, Kids Free Action Fund and the four major tobacco companies have the opportunity to make sure his message is heard.
From the runway, to magazines, to television shows, there's a disparity in the amount of positive white female images promoted
We're not accustomed to being wanted. Lusted after, yes. Fantasized about, no doubt. Objectified, without question. But wanted, loved, dreamed for? Not so much. This, is why black women love Scandal. Everything about it is against how we're usually depicted on TV and in movies.
"The landscape for black media is really the same for all media, which is everybody is scrambling for the new business model
Ethnic media outlets provide tailored news and cultural perspectives to minority audiences, but in an ever-consolidating media market, do they still have a place? Alfred Edmond, Jr. joins Marc to weigh in.
At the end of January, I organized and moderated a panel at Temple University’s School of Media and Communications called
The past 30 years have been quite problematic for our community, ranging from unemployment to mass incarceration. One of