Roxanne Roxanne | Kennedy-Center.org From the producers of Fruitvale Station and Dope comes this Netflix film that chronicles the journey of Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden from a fierce teenage battle emcee to Hip Hop legend. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Council member and film producer Mimi Valdés, Roxanne Shanté, and more.

From the producers of Fruitvale Station and Dope comes this Netflix film that chronicles the journey of Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden from a fierce teenage battle emcee to Hip Hop legend. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Council member and film producer Mimi Valdés, Roxanne Shanté, and more.

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Black Films Come Out Of The Vault In TCM, Black Critics Monthlong Showcase | Forbes Not only are these movies integral to the history of American cinema, but they shine a light on how the black experience is portrayed on camera.

Not only are these movies integral to the history of American cinema, but they shine a light on how the black experience is portrayed on camera.

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From Birth of a Nation to BlacKkKlansman: Hollywood’s complex relationship with the KKK | The Guardian Spike Lee’s latest film, about a black detective infiltrating the Klan, once again raises the issue of how seriously cinema should take the white supremacist group

Spike Lee’s latest film, about a black detective infiltrating the Klan, once again raises the issue of how seriously cinema should take the white supremacist group.

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Review: ‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Is a Striking Dream Vision of Race | The New York Times HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” is like almost nothing you’ve seen on TV before. But it begins with a kind of image you’ve seen much too often.

HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” is like almost nothing you’ve seen on TV before. But it begins with a kind of image you’ve seen much too often.

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Get Hype for the BlackStar Film Fest With This New Trailer | Colorlines With just a month until the seventh annual celebration of Black cinematic excellence, the team behind the Philly-based festival has you covered with a full dose of #BlackGirlMagic.

With just a month until the seventh annual celebration of Black cinematic excellence, the team behind the Philly-based festival has you covered with a full dose of #BlackGirlMagic.

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WATCH: ‘Quest’ Follows a Black Family’s Highs, Lows for 8 Years | Colorlines The PBS-streamed documentary follows the Rainey family throughout the Obama administration to offer a rare, complex portrait of a working-class Black family.

The PBS-streamed documentary follows the Rainey family throughout the Obama administration to offer a rare, complex portrait of a working-class Black family.

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