Issue 13

Article titled CaribBeing


CaribBeing is based within the Flatbush neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough in New York City.  It is, according to its website, a “thriving cultural organization that stands at the crossroads of film + art + culture … [that] spans contemp... Continue Reading
Article titled The Africa Center

The Africa Center

The Africa Center is located at 1280 Fifth Avenue in New York City New York.  Situated at the intersection of 110th and Fifth Avenues, it is one of the many cultural institutions on Museum Mile.  Its designation to be developed in Harl... Continue Reading
Article titled Eric Edwards

Eric Edwards

Born and reared in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, Eric Edwards has spent more than five decades curating one of the greatest private collections of African art in the world.  Critical in his mission to educate others about the richness... Continue Reading
Article titled Marta Moreno Vega

Marta Moreno Vega

“For Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, a Black woman of Puerto Rican descent, born and reared in El Barrio, the current rise of a global movement for Black lives and collective liberation aligns with her unwavering vision for a better world.  Her stead... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXVII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXVII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper The soul of Black music, in a myriad of forms, at its best … James Brown – “King Heroin” (Instrumental)Et... Continue Reading
Article titled Middle of Nowhere (2012)

Middle of Nowhere (2012)

The Middle of Nowhere film examines the relationships of those who try to remain connected with a loved one who is incarcerated.  Set in Compton, California, it is about the decisions and adjustment that Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi), a nurse, is... Continue Reading
Article titled The Sophisticated Gents (1981)

The Sophisticated Gents (1981)

Set in the mid-1970s, The Sophisticated Gents centers upon the brotherhood relationship shared by nine African-American men who bonded during their childhood when they were members of “The Sophisticated Gents” sports club.  The club wa... Continue Reading