Category Archives: Art + Culture

Denzel Washington Narrates Upcoming Documentary on Jazz Icon John Coltrane

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So far, this year has already been a great year for documentaries. 2016 has given us several documentaries on powerful black notables including James Baldwin and Maya Angelou. Now, we are given a deeper look into the life of revolutionary saxophonist, John Coltrane. Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, directed by John Scheinfeld, comprises assorted archival footage with quotes straight from Coltrane, narrated by none other than Denzel Washington.

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Watch the trailer for biopic “Hidden Figures,” the film bending gender and racial prejudices

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People of color have been defying stereotypes and breaking barricades while battling institutional hindrances throughout history. Though there are countless hurdles and inspiring stories that have yet to be shared, the biographical film “Hidden Figures” brings one of the many untold African American victories to the big screen.

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