Octavia Spencer as Madam C.J. Walker

Make Way for Madam C.J. Walker

"the way that this Netflix creation weaves together more modern and almost magical elements to create a story that truly speaks for itself."


Phenomenal Woman: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Queer Rights Activist and Bharatanatyam Dancer: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi at JLF Melbourne on a panel "Gender and the Spaces Between" “But it was the world that thought I was different, so the problem is with the world. Not me.” Born a Kinner (the Hindi term for Non-Cisgender people) and the eldest child…

All That’s Black: Richard Bruce Nugent

Richard Bruce Nugent- artist, writer, actor, dancer, dilettante, and bohemian: Photo Credit: Tom Wirth “Silhouette. On the face of the moon. Am I. A dark shadow in the light.” Icon of the 1920s Harlem, Bruce Nugent, was born to middle class, Washington D.C. socialites. Upon his father’s death, Nugent, his mother and brothers moved to…