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Recording the Legacy of a Community Activist Mother

By Fern Gillespie Photos: Barry L. Mason For over 20 years, Bernice Green traveled around the US and Europe as the first Black publicist at CBS Entertainment and News promoting stories of fiction and fact. During her tenure as the network’s senior publicist from the 1970s through the 1990s, Green was a go-to for crisis […]Read More

THE REAL SISTER BEHIND “REEL SISTERS”

This weekend, the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival concludes with a two-day line-up of films and documentaries. It’s highlighted by the festival’s first-ever Family Day of screenings on Saturday, October 21 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn. There’s also a two-day lineup at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9: on Saturday […]Read More

Reel Sisters 20th Anniversary Closes in Harlem with Films Dedicated

 Special Screening on the Life of Brooklyn Activist Jane Lee Weatherspoon will premiere at AMC Magic Johnson 9  Harlem, NY – Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will close its 20th Anniversary season with a selection of films celebrating the spirit of activism, empowerment and spirituality as a testament to the […]Read More