‪Blood & Water: A Story Of Sisters In the City‬

“In just six episodes, the Nosipho Dumisa-directed project manages to hit just the right blend of comedy, drama, and real life concerns that make teen dramas so invigorating to watch.”


Phenomenal Woman: Monifa Bandele

Born in Brooklyn, New York, it seems that Monifa Bandele was always going to be an activist for maternal justice and food equality. Growing up, Monifa had a mother (a social worker) who eventually worked her way up to the directorship of the largest WIC (Women Infant and Children) program in New York City and…

All That’s Black: Rose Marie McCoy

Rose Marie McCoy, singer & songwriter: Photo Credit: The New York Times “She knew how to hang in there with the big boys. Women didn't have a place, so she made a place for herself.” Born into a farming family in Arkansas in 1922, she moved to New York City in 1942 to pursue a…