Latest On Black Renaissance

Meet Oakland Raiderettes Krishinda, Sierra & JazzmineThree talented Oakland Raiderettes shared their stories and behind-the-scenes experiences with Christin Ayers and Roqui Theus. They even shared a classic move! Check it out.
Donald Lacy Takes On Racism In 'Color Struck, Surviving The Trumpocalypse'Donald Lacy's latest one-man show is 'Color Struck, Surviving the Trumpocalypse,' and takes on racism in the era of Trump.
Discover Black History In The City Of Light With 'Black Paris Tours'Television journalist Ricki Stevenson is the founder of Black Paris Tours. Ricki takes former colleague and friend BR producer Jan Mabry on this unique tour of the City of Light.
Edgar Arceneaux Reexamines Ben Vereen's Blackface Performance In 'Until, Until, Until'Artist Edgar Arceneaux's newest project, 'Until, Until, Until' revives Ben Vereen's controversial performance in blackface at former President Reagan's Inaugural Ball in 1981.
Dating Expert Fauna Solomon Gives Advice On First Dates & Soul MatesDating expert Fauna Solomon, creator of TheDatingTruth.com talks to BR's Christin Ayers about modern relationships and dating in the age of apps and social networking.
Imprint City: Art, Artists Redefine Traditional Spaces In SF's BayviewTyra Fennell, founder and Executive Director of Imprint City, tells BR how artists are redefining black neighborhoods across the country.
Meet The Stars Of 'The North Pole' -- A Funny, Thought-Provoking Web Series About OaklandBR went to the premiere of a new web series, 'The North Pole' and talked to its stars, Reyna Amaya and Donte Clark.
Hip-Hop Hunger Intervention Feeds Hot Meals To People Who Need Them
Root & Rebound Celebrates Four Years Of Action With Annual BenefitFounder of Root & Rebound, Katherine Katcher and community activist Watini Stiner talk to BR about the work being done to help former inmates.
Meet 'The Force' Producer/Director Peter NicksBR's Christin Ayers met up with Peter Nicks, producer and director of The Force, a powerful new documentary about the Oakland Police Department.
Meet Sun Ra's Legendary Band Leader Marshall AllenBlack Renaissance had the honor of meeting legendary band leader Marshall Allen when the Sun Ra Arkestra played at SF Jazz.
Meet NHRA Champion Drivers Antron Brown And J.R. ToddBR heads to Sonoma for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series to meet two African-American drivers who are making drag racing history.

Black Renaissance Video Stories

World War 2 Hero Karl Clark Finally Honored For Bravery After DecadesLike countless black men and women who fought for their country, racism robbed World War 2 hero Karl Clark of official recognition for his bravery for decades. BR's Devin Fehely tells his story of courage.
Meet The Cast Of The New Show 'Black Lightning'The popular DC comic book hero, Black Lightning, is now the basis for a television show by the same name. BR's Roqui Theus got a chance to meet the cast down in Los Angeles.
Discover Robert Moses Kin's Latest Work 'Bootstrap Tales'The dance company Robert Moses Kin, now in its 23rd season is premiering a new work titled, Bootstrap Tales.Choreographer Moses talks to BR's Christin Ayers about the show.
Donald Lacy's One-Man Show 'Color Struck, Surviving The Trumpocalypse'Actor, comedian and playwright Donald Lacy has never been afraid to bring tough topics to the stage and his latest one-man show is no exception. It's called 'Color Struck, Surviving the Trumpocalypse,' and takes on racism in the era of Trump.
Meet The Founder Of Black Paris ToursFounder of Black Paris Tours Ricki Stevenson takes BR producer Jan Mabry on a tour of the City of Light.
'Until, Until, Until' Reexamines Ben Vereen's Performance In Blackface At Reagan's Inaugural BallArtist Edgar Arceneaux's newest project, 'Until, Until, Until' revives Ben Vereen's controversial performance in blackface at former President Reagan's Inaugural Ball in 1981.
From First Dates To Soul Mates, Dating Expert Fauna Solomon Gives Helpful TipsDating expert Fauna Solomon, creator of 'The Dating Truth' talks to BR's Christin Ayers about relationships and dating in the age of apps and social networking.
Imprint City: Art, Artists To Redefine Traditional Spaces In SF's BayviewTyra Fennell, founder and Executive Director of Imprint City, tells BR how artists have become agents of change and are redefining black neighborhoods across the country. It's happening in San Francisco's Bayview district.
Meet The Stars Of 'The North Pole'BR went to the premiere of a new web series, 'The North Pole' and talked to its stars, Reyna Amaya and Donte Clark.

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