Aug 5, 2019
This week’s Episode 50 of Real Black News features the co-founder of AfricanAncestry.com, Dr. Gina Paige, as she confirms and disputes DNA collection theories along with discussing Chadwick Boseman’s endorsement and why all African Americans should work to find their African roots. Ferguson journalist and a producer on the Mike Brown Documentary Stranger Fruit, Mariah Stewart, shares details on the state of Ferguson and this week’s fifth anniversary of the murder of Mike Brown. Director Marishka S. Phillips & Actress Dierdra McDowell discuss their New York play, Down to Eartha, about the blacklisting of Eartha Kitt. And entertainment journalist Ronda Racha Penrice joins “The Screen Grab” to talk Black Love, Uzo Aduba’s Miss Virginia, Mehki Phifer, and the film Brian Banks. Other topics include white supremacy and reparations.