“In an industry where African Americans were not always welcomed nor respected, the tides are turning and African American filmmakers are now more sought after than ever.”
“For young girls in the Washington, DC area, Lela Wilhite places representation at the forefront of her dance studio.”
While Black dancers have been in the U.S. entertainment industry for a millennia, there has been a silent separation of what was considered acceptable forms of dance for Blacks to participate in.
After a two-year break, I’m two classes deep into finishing my master’s degree in Journalism. These past four weeks were pretty tough.