New Documentary from NYTimes: ‘A Conversation With Black Women on Race’ [Video]

In this short documentary from the New York Times, black women talk about the challenges they face in society. They discuss issues of racial profiling, self-worth, beauty standards, relationships, and even motherhood. These nuanced perspectives give a complex view of Black women’s lived experiences in the modern United States.


Watch the full video below:

Video: ‘Light Girls’ film to explore colorism in Black community



Light Girls


Making its world-premiere as part of the Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) month-long celebration honoring civil rights legends will be “Light Girls,” Bill Duke’s documentary.

The film, which is a follow-up to Duke’s “Dark Girls,” the critically-acclaimed film that focused on the narratives of dark-skinned women, will tell the untold stories of lighter-skinned women around the globe. 

Video: Spike Lee releases ‘Throw Like a Girl’ documentary in honor of Mo’ne Davis


Earlier we reported that director Spike Lee was working on a documentary about Little League World Series breakout star Mo’ne Davis.

The short documentary, Throw Like a Girl, chronicles how Mo’ne was discovered and became involved in baseball. The documentary also shows Mo’ne playing basketball, her favorite sport.


Video: ‘Free Cece’ documentary calls attention to plight of trans, black people



Orange is the New Black star LaVerne Cox may be famous for her roles on the big screen, but the trans activist is also taking an active role in standing up for the rights of black people.

Cox was so moved by the story of Cece McDonald, a transgender woman who was sentenced to time behind bars for defending herself during a fight, that she decided to promote Cece’s story through a documentary.