Monday, October 20, 2014

FKA Twigs Stars in a Phenomenal Short Film for Google Glass


British recording artist FKA twigs stars in a new short film for Google Glass. I'll admit that I still have no idea what Google Glass does, but her choreographed dance battle definitely caught my attention.

Viola Davis Throws a Fiesta with Elmo on Sesame Street


via YouTube: Viola Davis and Elmo are playing the game "What does it mean?" Do you know what the word fiesta means? We'll give you some clues. When you're at a fiesta you'll see balloons and confetti and streamers, you'll hear music and people will be dancing and having a good time. What? You think you've been to a fiesta before? Hope so, because fiesta means party! Join Viola and Elmo as they throw a rockin' fiesta.

Tatyana Ali: My "Good Hair" Made Me Feel Different as a Kid


Actress and Harvard grad Tatyana Ali sat down with VladTV to discuss what's currently going on in her life and career. During the interview, Vlad asked Tatyana how she maintains her healthy hair, and the conversation digressed. Ali shared her thoughts about growing up with "good hair" and how that was isolating to her as a child.

Help Dr. Gloria I. Joseph Publish a Book About Her Late Partner Audre Lorde


Audre Lorde's work and writing has transformed countless lives. Her feminist activism has been profiled in Alexis De Veaux's stunning biography, Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde.

'Rapunzel Jackson' Puts a New Spin on a Black Girl Coming of Age Story


"Rapunzel Jackson" is an independent film based on the classic children's fairytale. This take is much more relatable for many black women in girls. Rapunzel Jackson longs to be whisked into womanhood with a perm, and once she gets it, she finds it's not quite what she expected.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Watch the 2 Minutes of 'How to Get Away With Murder' Everyone's Talking About


Viola Davis is absolutely killing it in her role as Professor/Criminal Defense Attorney Annalise Keating in ABC's How to Get Away With Murder. In the first three episodes of the series, she's given us a multidimensional black woman character that many of us can recognize.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union & Whoopi Goldberg in Chris Rock's "Top Five"


Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Whoopi Goldberg, and Taraji P. Henson are just a few of the big names in Chris Rocks' star-studded comedy, "Top Five," coming to theaters in December.