For the next few weeks we will be highlighting  creatives who are making moves in the digital media space. This week we are highlighting Brittany Heyward and Mary Sabal the talented ladies behind the Seriesly Podcast.  1) What inspired you to start the Seriesly podcast? Mary: I knew Brittany wanted to start a podcast and […]

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by Victoria Coker Netflix’s new original film Nappily Ever After stars Sanaa Lathan, Lynn Whitfield, Ernie Hudson and cast of other talents. The story delves into the life of fictional character Violet Jones, portrayed by Sanaa, who is looking to find her happily ever after. Instead during the film, she finds her unique voice and […]

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We interviewed Jacque Aye the creator of the brand Adorned by Chi to learn more about her new graphic novel. 1)What is Adorned by Chi: The Graphic Novel about? Adorned by Chi tells the tale of Adaeze, a painfully shy Nigerian college student who discovers she has Goddess-like powers and must, reluctantly, lead a team […]

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Photos from left to right. Shalom Blac courtesy YouTube/@Cosmopolitan, Nyma Tang courtesy Youtube Written by Stephanie Yuvienco For years mass media presented beauty as thin women with European features posing in elegant dresses and perfectly coiffed hair. This unrealistic view of beauty can be harmful for an individual’s self-image. Luckily you can now hop onto Youtube and see […]

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Photo courtesy of HBO written by Rachelle Saint-Preux Among the many strengths of the HBO series Insecure is its representation of black hair. Insecure is an absolute top tier TV show when it comes to how it explores the versatility and beauty of black hair, and the various styles it can be transformed into. Male […]

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We had the opportunity to chat with Ronnel Parham the creator Odd Man Out: The Series. During this exclusive Q&A Ronnel shares the inspiration behind the series, how he started film-making and more. 1. For anyone who hasn’t seen the web series Odd Man Out yet can you give us a brief description? For those that haven’t […]

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International event series, Black Web Fest, recently launched call for entries for their 2019 season. Their annual festival takes place in New York and is geared toward celebrating Black media makers and digital content. Selected films will screen during their two-day festival in April. The event gives underrepresented filmmakers and creators an opportunity to showcase […]

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Black cartoon characters are central to the childhoods of many black kids, as they usually are the first time they see people who look like them on a TV screen. How they act, what they represent, what they and their families look like, and what role they play in their friend groups and family dynamics […]

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We had the opportunity to chat with Waves creator Shania Banton about the series, her writing process, and her future projects. For anyone who hasn’t seen Waves yet can you give us a brief description? WAVES is a drama series about sisters Nia and Jean trying to repair their relationship while Jean keeps a secret that […]

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