Page And Screen

Provocative. Thoughtful. Relevant. News. Reviews. Moving pictures. We curate the best works from page, screen, and mic by, for and about Black women, speaking to our voice, vision and always evolving world.


Nikole Hannah-Jones chose Howard University, supporting a flourishing Black institution where her talents are celebrated, not erased. We feature her statement on that decision.
The podcast series creators speak to parents and experts about issues impacting Black mothers, like maternal death, antiracist health care and mental health.
Chicago's Ida B. Wells monument, unveiled in June, stands as a permanent reminder of her genius, prominence and relevance to freedom fighters of today.


A recent Howard University grad offers a Zellenial’s take on musical icon Mary J. Blige who recently shared her journey between darkness and light twenty-seven years after her favorite album.
The emergence of young Malcolm X is told through the eyes of a daughter – just two years old when he was assassinated – determined to preserve Malcolm’s truth.
Diane McKinney-Whetstone remembers novelist Eric Jerome Dickey who understood Black womanhood.

Moving Pictures

Homage to Black Music Month – The loud, proud, bombastic Ma Rainey changed the sound of music forever. Take a peek at her "See See Rider."
What did it take for Ursula Burns to go from public assistance to vaunted board rooms of corporate America? Her story is highlighted in this recent interview.
The topic of cultural appropriation of Black creativity has been a problem for decades. See what happens when Black creatives on TikTok say they have had enough.