Issue 15

Article titled Cholly Atkins

Cholly Atkins

“It was like nothing you had ever seen … He gave us more than steps … Cholly gave us wisdom.  He taught us how to touch an audience and about living life.  He was Motown's father figure.” ~ Duke Fakir, Member of The Four Tops ... Continue Reading
Article titled Blondell Cummings

Blondell Cummings

“Her deep humanism informed workshops she crafted to help dancers and non-dancers alike feel more whole, more connected with themselves and each other.  As a performer, she was an electric presence and a beautiful mover.  As a choreogra... Continue Reading
Article titled Morning Show Mysteries (2018)

Morning Show Mysteries (2018)

The Morning Show Mysteries series, set in Seattle, Washington, is about a successful chef and restaurateur, Belinda Blessings (Holly Robinson Peete).  Belinda, known as “Billie”, is also a food anchor who hosts a cooking segment on Wake Up, We... Continue Reading
Article titled Never Die Alone (2004)

Never Die Alone (2004)

Never Die Alone is the gritty tale about King David (DMX), a grimy but successful criminal who has left California to return to his home city on the East coast.  He is seeking to correct errors of his shady and corrupt past.  This correction incl... Continue Reading
Article titled EatOkra


EatOkra is a Black-owned, business directory app that guides its users to discover Black-owned businesses centered upon food and beverages.  Founded in 2016 by Anthony and Janique, who serve, respectively, in development and operations/design, it ... Continue Reading
Article titled Urban Bush Women

Urban Bush Women

Located at 138 S. Oxford St in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, Urban Bush Women (UBW) was founded in 1984 by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.  Having majored in dance, Zollar is an alumna of University of Missouri at Kansas City and Florida State Un... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIX

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXIX

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper Regardless of trials, triumphs do occur and blessings are beautiful … Marvin Gaye & Tammy Terrell – “If... Continue Reading