How Microaggressions Toward Black Journalists Continue to Hold Everyone Back | Black Writers Week

Why are we still having this same tired conversation repeatedly on a loop? One would have thought with the virtual conference capability introduced for interviews that studios would be ecstatic. After all, they were saving millions in hotel and flight bookings globally, premiere events, in-person press conferences, booking venues for in-person screenings, while simultaneously obtaining … Read more

The Work of Joy: Chanté Adams and Will Graham on A League of Their Own | Black Writers Week

In the series, Adams stars as Max, a Black woman feeling trapped and confined in her hometown of Rockford, Illinois. Jacobson stars as Carson, an Iowa housewife torn between tradition and the future.  The first two episodes of “A League of Their Own” debuted at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), which ran from June … Read more

Silver Screen Approved: The Top 5 Actors from Hip-Hop | Black Writers Week

She’s gone on to a wildly successful career acting and producing film and television, landing a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for “Chicago” (2002) and winning a Primetime Emmy for producing the HBO telefilm “Bessie” (2015), which she also starred in as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith. However, her breakout big screen performance can be … Read more