Apr 21, 2021
Ep. 121 of Real Black News features the top five empowering Black news stories of the week and two dope guests who use their art to lift women and black culture. This week, Image Award-winning screenwriter, Emmy nominated producer, journalist, and playwright Keli Goff discusses her critically acclaimed new play The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks & Curls. She talks inspiration behind her success lifting Black women when writing for numerous TV shows (Starts 39:55). While actress Adepero Oduye discusses her role opposite Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson’s sister on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. She breaks down being Nigerian in America and her groundbreaking role starring as a Black lesbian teen in the award-winning movie Pariah (Starts 20:28). Other topics include Ma'Khia Bryant, mutual aid in Louisiana, HBCU’s training aviators, and more of the top 5 empowering Black news stories of the week.