HW Pick: Odyssey Media Launches “In the Black” Tour

in the black in the worldOdyssey Media announced today the launch of their fall 2015 Tour “In the Black”, a fifteen-city tour of transformational networking events for women, featuring a team of experts and special guests (including Essence Magazine’s Editor-At-Large Mikki Taylor). Continue Reading →

“Blackbird” Patrick Ian Polk Revisits A 1980’s Black LGBT Novel On The Big Screen


By Tod Roulette

“Take everyone to see this movie…Every mean mother, June Bug, every church member to support this film. This is an important moment and movie for black gay people.” says founder of DBQ magazine, David Bridgeforth on the stage at the Schomburg Center Thursday April 22nd for the premiere of “Blackbird” an updated retelling of Larry Duplechan’s commerical first- a black gay novel published in 1986 for St. Martin’s Press. Continue Reading →