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Every Black Oscar Winning and Nominated Director

#RunTheCulture Black directors are very much underrated and underutilized in Hollywood. But of course we know they’re creating plenty of amazing work that represents for The Culture. We’ve gone ahead and put together a list of every black Oscar winning and nominated director. Not just for best director but for flexing their directorial skills in…

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The Feat. – “Hair Love” The Book and Movie

#RunTheCulture Black animated films are almost non-existent in “traditional” Hollywood. Black hair is completely misunderstood in “traditional” Hollywood (and society at large). So the odds of a children’s picture book celebrating black hair being turned into an animated short are slim-to-none. At that short film then being nominated for an Oscar? Impossible. Meet the impossible.…

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MUSIC MONDAY – Skip Marley

#RunTheCulture Hailing from Kingston Jamaica and representing the first family of reggae, Skip Marley is ready to become the new face of a genre. At the age of just 23, the singer-songwriter has already stared making waves. Skip is the son of Cedella Marley (a singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, and entrepreneur in her own right),…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Cousin Skeeter

#RunTheCulture We’ve said it before, the 1990’s were the golden age of black television. Black dramas and sitcoms were all over the small screen. But with that some shows did slip under the radar. And this week’s #CultureClassic is one of the most unique black TV shows to ever air, Cousin Skeeter. Cousin Skeeter is a…

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THE FEAT. – YouTuber Rico The Giant

#RunTheCulture Gaming YouTube and streaming is blowing up. And with the growing number of black gaming YouTubers getting into the game it’s hard to standout. Enter Rico The Giant. Rico is a young content creator, gamer, streamer and music producer. He posts gameplay/commentary videos, Q &. A’s, and even reactions to bad little kid’s Soundcloud…

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5 Black Female Songwriters Running Radio

#RunTheCulture As the old saying goes, “the pen is mightier than the sword”. But in the music biz, writers are often lost in the shuffle, stuck behind the producers and of course the performers. It’s doubly difficult for women and triple for black women to get the props they deserve. But here at CFTC we’re…