Inaugural Film Festival Girls, Inc announced its first film festival partnership with actress and producer Marsai Martin. The virtual festival will take place Sunday June 13. The purpose of the event is to elevate the voices of young women filmmakers through a series of short films. It will feature compelling stories from future generations of leaders… Read more »
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Black-ish is tackling the sometimes taboo subject of black hair in this week’s episode! In the episode entitled “Hair Day”, Diane struggles with her own hair journey and deals with the “beauty shop” experience Black-ish airs Tuesday night at 8:30 on ABC.
Forbes Magazine is out with this year’s 30 Under 30 list! They went through over 15,000 nominees and whittled it down to 600 people who they call “revolutionaries in 20 industries changing the course—and the face—of business and society.” Those who made the cut come from around the world, with 20% being immigrants and 40%… Read more »
Marsai Martin is encouraging parents to get eye exams for their kids. “I used to be in front of the classroom because I couldn’t see the board,” Martin shared. “I was the kid where everything was blurry, and during recess and in sports it was very difficult for me to clearly see anything.” The Black-ish… Read more »
When asked what Regina Hall would like to see more of in film and television she changed the question to center not necessarily what she wanted to see but what different roles she would actually like to play. Surprisingly, Hall admitted that she’s longing to play a serial killer role. More importantly, she just wants… Read more »
Marsai Martin and Issa Rae think film and TV could use more stories of Black girlhood. The two are on a publicity tour for their upcoming film, Little, and opened up about the kinds of images they’d like to see on screen. The 14-year old Marai Martin is the brain-child behind the film and executive producer. She… Read more »