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The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; It is whether we can afford not to.
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The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.
 
The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that's where it's at.
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Business & Pleasure

 

Black Archaeologist - playlist containing 15 episodes

Black Archaeologist fights to expose the truth about black history. The Secret Society constantly throws up road-blocks to stop him.
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Cabbie Chronicles -

available to purchase from http://www.cabbiechronicles.com/index.html

 

Dutty Bwoy - Boltman & Lord Evil

further series available @ http://www.mentalchung.com/DB.html

 

DUTTY BWOY Episode 4: Bounty & Beenie Saga

further series available @ http://www.mentalchung.com/DB.html

 

Bad Influence

 

Yaardi - the series (no. 1) further series available to purchase

 

Planes, Immigration & Nigerians

 

Enemy of the Rising Sun

 

Documentary/Expose

 

Ghosts of Rwanda

"Ghosts of Rwanda," a special two-hour documentary to mark the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide -- a state-sponsored massacre in which some 800,000 Rwandans were methodically hunted down and murdered by Hutu extremists as the U.S. and international community refused to intervene -- examines the social, political, and diplomatic failures that converged to enable the genocide to occur.

 

Apartheid

 

Apartheid in Australia

 

Injustice

This is a blow by blow account of the relentless struggles of the families as they find out how they lost their loved ones in extremely violent deaths at the hands of police officers.

Each family is met with a wall of official secrecy and the film documents how they unite and challenge this together. The documentary uses powerful exclusive footage filmed over a five year period and witnesses the families pain and anger at the killings. It documents the fight to retrieve the bodies for burial, the mockery of police self-investigation and the collusion of the legal system in the deaths.

 

Nike Sweatshops : Behind the Swoosh

Behind the Swoosh is the ultimate video for exploring the sweatshop issue. Using Nike as a case study, the film documents first hand the widespread and oppressive and exploitative labor practices in the developing world.

 

The Dark Side of Chocolate

The Dark Side of Chocolate is a 2010 documentary film about the exploitation and slavetrading of African children to harvest chocolate still occurring nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.

 

This World - Child Slavery

Around 8.4 million children around the world are enslaved today. Now, in a remarkable journey across three continents, five of them tell their stories. This documentary is presented by reporter Rageh Omaar.

 

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Full Playlist includes 11 videos

Today, 27 million men, women and children are held, sold and trafficked as slaves throughout the world. In Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Rageh Omaar embarks on a worldwide journey to uncover the truth about the flourishing 21st century slave trade. This topics within slavery include prison, food chain, child and sex slaves .. 

 

This is a stand alone video from the same series above (A 21st Cetury Evil) documenting child slaves

 

Coping With Babylon

COPING WITH BABYLON reveals the contemporary Rastafarian worldview as interpreted by some of the most prominent followers of His Imperial Majesty, Haile Selassie I. The film features interviews with Rastafari-inspired recording artists Mutabaruka, Lucian

 

 

Rastafari Voices

 

Life & Debt in Jamaica

 

Roaring Lion

Filmed in Jamaica, Roaring Lion charts the growth and development of the Rastafarian Movement and its founder, the former Garveyite Leonard Howell.  With interviews from the renowned academic and Rasta scholar Professor Barry Chevannes and several of the movement’s leading figures, Mortimmo Plano, Fimore Alvaranga, Dago and Gertrude Campbell, the documentary charts the Movement’s growth from a persecuted commune in the foothills of Pinnacle, Jamaica, to an internationally recognized religion.

Roaring Lion is the first documentary officially endorsed by leading elders of the Rastafarian Movement.

 

Marley

 

Jamdown

 

Fela Kuti - Music is a Weapon

 

Miriam Makeba

 

Who is Sara Baartman - Every Black Woman Should Know her Name

 

Earthlings

**WARNNG CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGERY**

Earthlings is an essential documentary on the treatment of animals by humans.

 

 

A Time there Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony

A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony by Donald McWilliams, National Film Board of Canada

 

 

Web Series Comedy

 

The Mis-adventures of Awkward Black Girl

 Issa Rae Production

 

Positive Black Collations

Black Scientists

 

KICKIN' IT WITH THE KINKS
documentary is now ONLINE!

KICKIN' IT WITH THE KINKS is now live!
KICKIN' IT WITH THE KINKS is now live!

In Kickin' it with the Kinks, Mundia explores the complexities of haircare among women and especially among women of African descent. While many have opted to be part of the growing trend of 'going natural,' others continue to expend enormous amounts of time, energy and money to achieve unnaturally long flowy hair.  

 

The history of afro-textured hair is re-visited, norms derived from the same explored and the dangers of chemical products unveiled. Mundia who is a student in Manchester decided to explore the theme further to answer her own questions on wearing natural hair. She documents the reality of how much time, effort and money women dedicate to their hair and also meets with specialists who are able to give insightful points from the history of afro textured hair and the ever booming hair product and hair extension industries. This journey enables her to have insights and give her the strength to embrace her own beauty. 


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“If I were angry, my prayers would not be answered and your heart’s not right if you’re angry.”

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They said, “You are a savage and dangerous woman.”...

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I am speaking the truth. And the truth is savage and dangerous

Nawal El Saadwi


"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold."

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

"I would unite with anybody to do right...

...and with nobody to do wrong."

"Without struggle, there is no progress."

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

"To understand how any society functions...

... you must understand the relationship between the men and the women''

"We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society. " 

Angela Davis

 Angela  Davis

"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."

Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King

"You're either part of the solution or part of the problem."

Eldridge Cleaver

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