Urbanworld 19: ‘The Birth of Deceit’ Filmmaker Yaw Agyapong

September 16, 2019 bcic_admin 0

The 2019 Urbanworld Film Festival takes over New York City September 18–22. We extensively covered the festival last year and are excited to highlight films and to interview filmmakers presenting their creative works this year. We begin with the thriller The Birth of Deceit by director Yaw Agyapong. The story tells…

Top 7 Artists We Saw at Made in America

September 10, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Written by: Angelica Monk Jay-Z’s Made in America festival returned to the City of Brotherly Love this past Labor Day Weekend and ended summer with a loud, colorful bang (looking at you, Cardi B). Despite doubts about the festival returning to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Jay Z was adamant that the…

Here’s Why You Should Care About Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

August 22, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Today marks Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, a date that acknowledges both the racial and gender pay gap that significantly impacts Black women in the workforce. In 2018, Black women were paid only 89% of the wages Black men received and only 65.3% of the wages white men received, while white…

Michael Ealy Deserves More Respect in Hollywood

August 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Actor Michael Ealy is one of those Hollywood stars who have a recognizable face and a resume of films you’re familiar with — but his name isn’t indelibly printed in your mind like a Will Smith or an Idris Elba. However, name recognition is not stopping Ealy from being one of…

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