5 top black female songwriters

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…

top black indie comic book creators

9 Black Indie Comic Book Creators

#RunTheCulture Black superheroes have officially gone mainstream. You have the massive success of Black Panther, Sam Wilson aka Falcon becoming the new Captain America in the MCU, and the successful run of Black Lightning on TV. But of course it all starts with comic books. And with the ability to self publish there’s no need…

5 highest grossing films directed by black women

5 Highest Grossing Films Directed By Black Women

#RunTheCulture Because representation matters. Because black women have important stories to tell. And because we have to celebrate the accomplishments of our creators for The Culture; here is the list of the top 5 highest grossing films helmed by black female directors. 5. STELLA MEGHIE – Everything, Everything This 2017 Romantic drama is about a…

best of john singleton

THE ESSENTIALS: John Singleton

#RunTheCulture John Singelton was a trailblazing black director. His filmography means so much to The Culture and will no doubt stand the test of time. His ability to capture the essence of the young black experience in America (specifically in the 1990’s) was a special gift much needed in Hollywood at the time. So in…

black travel blogs


The world is big but it’s getting smaller by the day. The ease and relative affordability of travel has opened up the world for people of color like never before and we are starting to take advantage of it. If you’re a globetrotter or just starting to think about traveling, check out these 10 travel blogs from some amazing creators for The Culture.

black panther oscar

Every Black 2019 Oscar Nominee

#RunTheCulture The nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards were just announced and several years removed from #OscarsSoWhite creators for The Culture showed up and showed out. Black Panther, BlacKKKlansman, and If Beale Street Could Talk were the big winners (metaphorically speaking). Highlights include the legendary Spike Lee finally getting his first nod for Best Director…

Martin Luther King Jr

The Best of MLK In The Culture

#RunTheCulture Today we celebreate the life and birthday of the one and only Martin Luther King Jr. Civil rights leader, activist, minister, and one of the greatest Americans in our country’s history. Today we make a list of the top pieces of content related to Dr. King, his legacy, and his work. We have the…