Miss Black Renaissance this week? Here’s a collection of the best segments from the show.
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.
Hip-Hop Hunger Intervention Feeds Hot Meals To People Who Need ThemHip-Hop Hunger Intervention founders Cindi Carter Hodges and Tanisha Roberson tell BR about the work they are doing feeding homeless people hot meals on the street.
Root & ReboundFounder of Root & Rebound, Katherine Katcher and community activist Watini Stiner talk to BR about the work being done to help former inmates and their upcoming annual benefit on October 5 at The Lab in San Francisco.
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 during some of its darkest hours.
Making History: NHRA Drag Racing Drivers Antron Brown & JR ToddBR producer Jan Mabry goes to the Sonoma for the Toyota NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series to meet two African American drivers making history: Antron Brown and JR Todd.
Backstage Pass With Sun Ra Bandleader Marshall Allen At SF JazzBay Sunday goes to a very special soundcheck at SF Jazz to meet Marshall Allen, bandleader of the legendary Afro-futurist, cosmic big band Sun Ra. Amazing man... 94-years-young!
20 Shades Of Pink Gala To Honor Memory Of Faith FancherA very special gala to honor the memory of award-winning journalist Faith Fancher is happening on August 26, 2017, at Oakland's Marriott Hotel. KPIX 5's Barbara Rodgers stopped by the show to tell BR more about it.
Take A Trip Back In Time To AllensworthA former slave who settled a California town where his dream of freedom would become a reality. The place still exists. It's called Allensworth.
Meet The Ensemble Cast Of 'Detroit'BR's Jan Mabry talks to the cast of 'Detroit,' a new film set during the 1967 riots in that city that revisits a deadly police shooting that made national headlines.
DNNC Steps To Success Is Helping Single Moms SucceedDelane Sims and Myeshia Jefferson of DNNC Steps to Success tells us how their program is helping single moms get back on their feet using their own two hands.
New Series 'Snowfall' Takes Us Back To 80s Crack Cocaine Epidemic In L.A.A new television series, 'Snowfall' takes us back to the 80s crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles. BR talked to director John Singleton and the show's star, Damson Idris.
Broadcasting Leader Shares Memories Of His Hometown In Segregated SouthKPIX's Don Sharp takes reporter Devin Fehely home to the small town in Texas where he grew up to see the town's celebration of Juneteenth and tells what it was like growing up during Jim Crow.
Learn About 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist Archie WilliamsKPIX sportscaster Vern Glenn shares with BR the story of Archie Williams, the 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist who, along with Jesse Owens and other African Americans, quashed Hitler's myth of Aryan superiority.
BR Takes A Rhythm Nation Master Class With Janet Jackson's Choreographer Anthony ThomasBR's Roqui Theus talks to Anthony Thomas, the choreographer who created Janet Jackson's moves in the iconic Rhythm Nation video, and learns how to do them in his exclusive master class.
Ludacris Talks About Music, Movies & Fear Factor Season 3Rapper, actor and TV host Ludacris talks to BR's Christin Ayers about his music, movies and season 3 of Fear Factor. He even sets her straight about those CG abs of his!
Journalist, Filmmaker, Author Clay Cane Talks About New Book, 'Live Through This'Journalist, filmmaker and author Clay Cane talks to BR host Christin Ayers about his new book, 'Live through This, Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God and Race.'
Playwright Brian Copeland, Executive Dir. Andrew Wood Talk About SF Int'l. Arts FestivalPlaywright Brian Copeland, creator of Not A Genuine Black Man and Andrew Wood, executive director of the San Francisco International Arts Festival talk to BR about the intersection of art and politics during the Trump administration.
Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Harassment In The WorkplaceAttorney, professor and civil rights advocate Anita Hill speaks at a conference in San Francisco on sexual harassment and reflects on her historic testimony against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas 25 years ago.
Golden, The Miraculous Rise Of Steph Curry By Marcus ThompsonSports journalist Marcus Thompson talks to Black Renaissance about his book, 'Golden, The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry' which gives fascinating insight into the life and trials of this Warriors NBA superstar.
Actress Angela Bassett Hopes To Save Lives With Sweet Heart Diabetes ProjectActress Angela Bassett talks to Black Renaissance host Christin Ayers about her new project, ForMySweetHeart.com, which aims to help prevent and treat Type II diabetes.
Hamilton Inspires Thousands Of High School StudentsThe Broadway hit musical Hamilton has taken America by storm. Now, it has taken the hearts and minds of thousands of students who performed their own solos before seeing matinee performances free of charge. BR producer Jan Mabry reports from SF's Orpheum Theatre.