Empowerment

Emilia is an All-Female Production Directed by and Starring Women of Color

Written by: Casira Copes (Twitter: @CasiraCopes) This past spring, in a recent quest to explore…

How Ava DuVernay Stays on Her Path with ‘When They See Us’

Ava DuVernay didn’t want her new Netflix miniseries When They See Us titled “Central Park…

The Triumphant and Tragic Life of Phillis Wheatley

Each year when Black History Month rolls by, we see the name Phillis Wheatley along…

‘Stagecoach Mary’ Has a Remarkable Story That Defies All Odds

Every February, Black History Month profiles the biographies and prodigious accomplishments of Black men and…

Marsai Martin Wants Teens to “Treat Yo Friends” to Stop Bullying and Enter to Win Scholarship

Black-ish star Marsai Martin has teamed up with DoSomething.org in a campaign to actively combat…

‘grown-ish’ Teams with My Scholly App to Pay $125,000 in Student Loans

grown-ish premieres tonight with TWO new episodes shown back-to-back. The show also comes back bearing great…

5 Ways You Can Protect the Vote…from the Poll Line

Election day 2018 is turning out to be the largest since 2008 when President Obama’s…

BGN Interview: Corey Brettschneider, Constitutional Law Expert on Trump’s Birthright Citizenship Nonsense

The whole country has been debating the Trump’s latest announcement to repeal the 14th Amendment’s…

BGN Film Review: ‘On Her Shoulders’

By Utibe Gautt Ate When you watch filmmaker Alexandria Bombach’s poignant documentary, On Her Shoulders,…

BGN TBT: The Underrated Gems of the “Golden Age” of Black TV

By Ashley Turner, @AsheDT On this TBT (Throwback Thursday), we visit the golden age of Black…