Marvel’s Harlem-Based “Luke Cage” Nominated For Peabody Award

Marvel’s Luke Cage” has been nominated for a prestigious Peabody Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in electronic media. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Hidden Figures”, New Movie With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer And Janelle Monáe (Video)

hidden-figuresHidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA. Continue Reading →

“Moonlight,” The Story Of A Miami, That Feels Like Harlem, Oakland, Bed-Stuy, Watts …. (Video)

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“Moonlight,” is a three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of an African-American man who survives Miami’s (or Harlem’s) drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “MOONLIGHT,” Starring Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae (Video)

new film in hw pickMOONLIGHT is the tender, timeless heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Luke Cage Is Harlem’s Great Black Hero

luke cage in harlemLuke Cage is another superhero who falls into the “I didn’t ask for this” category à la Deus Ex’s Adam Jensen, but in the latest trailer for Netflix’s eponymous Marvel series, he steps into the role nicely kicking some major a*s. Continue Reading →