The Hidden Lives of “Housegirls”

The abuse of women is a discussion that’s constantly had but often downplayed. And Black women, in particular, tend to be the number one victims. As someone who refuses to ignore the realities of this world, I want to share a few documentaries on African women who work as domestic servants. They are called “Housegirls.”…

Mind Control

About 5 years ago, I was sitting in my apartment down in Florida channel surfing. It was on a Saturday night, so finding a movie or re-run that would cloud my non-existent social life was the top priority. But after about 15 minutes of scrolling through meaningless content, I turned off the TV, unplugged the…

The First Human Clone

Greetings Everyone, If you’ve been following this blog then you know I have a vested interest in science and technology. It’s no secret that we live in a genetically modified world that’s at war with nature and is controlled by money. So when I came across this documentary about cloning it only solidified things. The…

Black In Latin America

Greetings All, I came across a very interesting documentary and wanted to share it with you all. It’s entitled, Black In Latin America. Narrated by Harvard Scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Black In Latin America is a four-part docuseries on the African descendants in Latin America. This series examines how the rich cultures of Latin America…

WINNIE

Greetings Folks, I was YouTube browsing, as usual, when I came across a documentary about one of the most iconic political figures in history—Winnie Mandela. This 2017 film, entitled WINNIE, takes a look into the freedom struggles of South Africans against Apartheid as well as Mandela’s rise and fall from grace. Her fearlessness and dedication…

Voodoo

Greetings Good People, I didn’t have any plans for the day, so I decided to do what I do best: lounge around and browse YouTube. This led me to a very interesting documentary that I had to share with you all. Released in 1993 and directed by Jacques Holender, the film is entitled Voodoo. Its premise is…

The World In 2050

Just to continue our conversation on the future of the planet, I wanted to share a BBC Documentary, entitled The World In 2050. The estimated population will be 9 billion and with the advancement of technology, one could only imagine what society will be like. Fossil fuel and Energy were two hot-button topics that stood…

The Last Lioness

Greetings All, You ever have one of those days when you’re feeling under the weather and you just want to bask in laziness? Well, that’s how I’ve been this Sunday—YouTube and Apple Cider Vinegar have been my best friends. And upon browsing, I came across a National Geographic’s documentary, entitled The Last Lioness, that I…

Beautiful Jamaica

Greetings Folks, I just watched a very interesting documentary, entitled Beautiful Jamaica, and I wanted to share it with you all. This film follows documentarian Kalcium throughout Discovery Bay, a community in St. Ann, Jamaica. The locals and their everyday experiences with their government and its policies are the focal points of this project. And…

Going Home |GH| Ghana

Greetings Folks, I had a chance to check out an inspiring documentary, entitled Going Home |GH| Ghana, and I wanted to share it with you guys. Produced by Virtuous Lions Productions, documentarian Tahir Asadullah Lee—who shot, edited, and narrated this project—takes his viewers throughout four cities in Ghana: Accra, Akwidda, Takoradi, and Aburi. Here, you…