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Moms Mabley

It's Not Me, It's You: Letting Go of the Status Quo

Zetta Elliott | Posted 07.18.2014 | Books
Zetta Elliott

Hashtag activism and symbolic gestures have their place, but transforming the publishing industry will take sustained pressure; increasing diversity in children's literature will require support not only for inclusion but innovation.

Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Among the many ways the pioneering comedienne Moms Mabley was a pioneer was that she performed at the Apollo in 1939, five years after the Harlem thea...

Whoopi Goldberg Debuts Film About Iconic Lesbian Comedian At Tribeca Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Whoopi Goldberg recently made her directorial debut at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Her groundbreaking documentary, "I Got Somethin' To Tell You,"...

HBO Picks Up Rights To Whoopi Goldberg's Moms Mabley Documentary

www.hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 06.18.2013 | Media

With Tribeca Film Festival underway in New York, HBO has snapped up one U.S. broadcast and home video rights to one of the selected docs....

"Black Girls Aren't Funny!" (I'm Fat + Funny + Female, so Where's My Sitcom?)

Erica Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erica Watson

It's a little known fact that from birth, most black girls in inner cities are groomed for the possibility of being the "window character" to the white heroine in a romantic comedy.