Watch Melissa Harris-Perry Interview Julie Dash About ‘Daughters of the Dust,’ Filmmaking & More


As you may (or may not know), Julie Dash’s seminal film “Daughters of the Dust” received a brand new restoration, supervised by the film’s cinematographer Arthur Jafa, which was followed by a theatrical re-release through Cohen Media Group in 2016. The new… Continue Reading

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor Dies at 79; Julie Dash Is Making a Film on Her Life – ‘Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl’


Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, a writer and National Public Radio (NPR) commentator who taught the world about the Gullah food and culture of coastal South Carolina, died on Saturday in the Bronx, NPR reports. She was 79. Grosvenor first gained attention with… Continue Reading