Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30pm
ImageNation’s Raw Space Culture Gallery
2031 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd (121st & 122nd Sts.)
“Why is everyone so Afraid of black men?”
Chicago native, Mya B. attempts to answer this question in her new documentary Afraid of Dark. Examining two of the most prevalent stereotypes about the black man—”brute” and “Mandingo”. Afraid of Dark challenges these misrepresentations and exposes their effect on our worldview. Candid interviews of black men: Dr. Cornel West, Tom Burrell, Vondie Curtis Hall, Malik Yoba, Kevin Powell, Lou Meyers, Sam Greenly, Sadat X, General Steele, Peter Gunz, Dr. Khalil Muhammad, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Chris Rob, Dr. Herukhuti and others.
Director May B. Joins ImageNation, KollideTV and The Purpose Lounge for an evening of cinema conversation.