Issue 24

Article titled Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison

“Vashti Harrison is an award winning director who specializes in experimental cinema … Vashti is not only a passionate filmographer, she is also an extremely talented artist and illustrator …” ~ Carolyn Hinds, writer, Black Girl Nerds ... Continue Reading
Article titled Tom Feelings

Tom Feelings

“Any man should be regarded as the personification of the ‘Black is beautiful’ philosophy, that man is Tom Feelings.  Feelings spent a lifetime as a painter, sculptor, and book illustrator underscoring this message.  From the dawn o... Continue Reading
Article titled Luv (2012)

Luv (2012)

Set in the urban area of Baltimore, Maryland, LUV is focused on the relationship between an eleven-year old boy, Woody (Michael Rainey, Jr.), and his dapper and charming uncle, Vincent (Common).  Vincent, recently been released from having ser... Continue Reading
Article titled As Summers Die (1986)

As Summers Die (1986)

Set in Bienville, Georgia during 1959, As Summers Die is centered around land that has been gifted to an elderly, poor, African-American matriarch, Elvira Backus (Beah Richards).  Mysteriously, she was bequeathed 450 acres of land on Christmas... Continue Reading
Article titled Harlem Candle Company

Harlem Candle Company

Founded in 2014 by lifestyle maven Teri Johnson, the Harlem Candle Company manifested from her passion for scents, jazz music and the historically Black community in the Manhattan borough of New York City.  Originating in her own kitchen, her busi... Continue Reading
Article titled Creole Heritage Folklife Center

Creole Heritage Folklife Center

The Creole Heritage Folklife Center is located at 1113 West Vine Street in Opelousas, Louisiana.  It seeks to educate the public about the traditional ways of life of African-Americans in their region from the 1900s until the 1950s.  It a... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXVIII

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXVIII

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper GRAND GRATITUDE to Y’ALL for TAKING THESE RIDES with BLACKListed CULTURE in 2021 … SALUTE to 2022!! Raydio �... Continue Reading