My Life Be Like

Hear My Voice

By Vuyisa Akuchie Hear my voice! “You’re what? I’m black and I’m proud!” This method of ‘call and response’ would be a regular saying in my household, as a reminder that I should be proud of my black skin and my heritage. “Your all a bunch of? WINNERS!” It wasn’t enough to just be proud… Continue reading Hear My Voice

My Life Be Like, short story

Dirty Change: Part 10 – Situation Developing

She knew she wasn't supposed to feel this way but she did. Detective Collins was supposed to be working her plan, but instead she was falling for Mr. Nickel. His charm and demeanor along with other things that happened the night she stayed at his place had drawn her in. "I've got to get to… Continue reading Dirty Change: Part 10 – Situation Developing

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Seeka.TV Renews Black On Both Sides. New Season Teaser & Subtitle Announced

Seeka.TV has announced today that Alonge Hawes’s critically acclaimed dramatic series Black On Both Sides will return for a second season; this time however not only is the series expanding its episode count, it will also be expanding its title. The second season will go by the name of Black On Both Sides: Sankofa. The… Continue reading Seeka.TV Renews Black On Both Sides. New Season Teaser & Subtitle Announced

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Jaro Media Inks Alonge Hawes To Series Development Deal

Alonge Hawes seems to be expanding his artistic reach. The talented auteur has inked a series development deal with streaming & entertainment network Jaro Media. Under the pact, Hawes will create, write, and direct a brand new series for the platform. Hawes will also produce the series alongside longtime collaborators Quentin Williams, Jamal Mcclendon, Shani… Continue reading Jaro Media Inks Alonge Hawes To Series Development Deal

rbts, Reviews

Reckless Behavior Advance Review

  RECKLESS BEHAVIOR REVIEW *Please note* This is an advance review for episodes 1-4. As of this writing, only episode 1 is publicly available, therefore this review will be mostly spoiler free.   “When is our interior life ever put at the forefront? We constantly want to give to other people … Too much of not caring… Continue reading Reckless Behavior Advance Review

Hidden Gems

Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Last month I was honored to be featured on Written in Melanin’s Podcast. Written in Melanin is a company that was created to help bring awareness to black authors and creators.  I wasn’t aware of this illustrious brand until one of my fellow QMC writers Mike Patton made the connection and I’m so grateful that… Continue reading Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Alonge Hawes’s ‘Black On Both Sides’ Nominated For Three Awards At Upcoming Minnesota Webfest

While the general populace has yet to lay eyes on the new series from creator Alonge Hawes, the committee in charge of this year’s upcoming Minnesota Webfest have apparently seen enough to award three nominations to the multi-hyphenate’s upcoming series ‘Black On Both Sides’. The series, which has no official release date as of press… Continue reading Alonge Hawes’s ‘Black On Both Sides’ Nominated For Three Awards At Upcoming Minnesota Webfest