Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

We hit up the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival in NYC, and best believe that some amazing Black stories on film are coming our way!

A quick word of advice straight from the Black broadcast maven herself, Mrs. Xernona Clayton — take note!

Take a look at five important events in Black history that we hope get added to the queue of documentaries being made.

'A Moment In Time,' a new mini documentary presented by famed flashmob Black Menswear and luxury hat brand Wear Brims, dives into the historic significance that brim hats specifically have meant to Black men throughout history as they launch a new limited edition collaboration.

Take a look at these 10 Black History documentaries you can watch for Juneteenth that each tell our stories as a race from many different perspectives.

Entertainment

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut wanted to check out a calculus book, but a librarian threatened to call the police if he didn’t leave. McNair was black. Years later, McNair was selected to become only the second African American to travel […]

A new Netflix documentary may lead to the reopening of the Malcolm X murder case, the New York Times reports.   The Nation of Islam leader, who eventually came to believe in Sunni Islam, not the religion created by Elijah Muhammad, was shot and killed while delivering a speech on February 21, 1965 at Harlem’s Audubon […]

When most of us hear the name DeBarge we immediately think of Al DeBarge. But, Russ Parr says “Al will be the first one to tell you that Bobby was the most talented in the family;” Bobby was also abused. Back in the day there were rumors that we all heard but we didn’t know […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater. Roger Ross Williams’ “The Apollo” premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams’ documentary. The movie and setting added up to a […]

At the top of the year there will be a documentary released about R. Kelly and Tom says they hold nothing back. Tom says he was interviewed for the documentary but isn’t sure if he made the cut or not.  Guy suggests speaking in “sound bites” if you’re ever interviewed for a film, because you’ll […]

Willie Moore Jr Show

'What So Proudly We Hail' questions original poem's boast that "no refuge" could save enslaved protesters from terror or death.