Issue 18

Article titled Queen Sono (2020)

Queen Sono (2020)

Set throughout Africa, Queen Sono is centered upon the life of the main character, Queen Sono (Pearl Thusi) in Johannesburg.  Her dangerous position as a lead spy of the clandestine government agency, Special Operations Group, is only rivaled by h... Continue Reading
Article titled Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Championed as “Beautiful!” by Tina Hassania at Roger Ebert and “soul-bearing” by Peter DeBruge in Variety, this film is about the battle of Sharon Jones against pancreatic cancer, all while continuing to perform as lead singer with her band... Continue Reading
Article titled George Washington Carver Museum

George Washington Carver Museum

Located at 1212 West Montgomery Road on the campus of Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama is the George Washington Carver Museum.  As a component of the Tuskegee National Historic Site, the museum is managed by the National Parks Service (NPS... Continue Reading
Article titled Black Ensemble Theater

Black Ensemble Theater

Actress, director, producer and writer Jackie Taylor founded the Black Ensemble Theatre (BE) in 1976 in order to counter the pervasive negative imagery of Blacks by promoting diverse aspects of Black life.  Since 2011, the Black Ensemble Theater h... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper Because we all have those moments that cause us to pause … for whatever reason, thank the GOOD in YOU! Jimmy Fo... Continue Reading
Article titled Jackie Taylor

Jackie Taylor

“Jackie Taylor … rose from modest roots to become a distinguished director, producer, actress, educator, singer, playwright and theater founder.” ~ The Black Theater Ensemble Jacqueline Elizabeth Taylor was born in Chicago, Illinois on ... Continue Reading
Article titled George C. Wolfe

George C. Wolfe

“Wolfe’s influence has established him as ‘one of the leaders of a new generation … in the American theater - one whose work raises provocative questions about racial culture, history, and identity ...’” ~ Hilary De Vr... Continue Reading