Goodin, II), Dimensions TV has four web series around issues of the family and dating, in such settings as the black barbershop. Booster Club (creators: Malaku Mc Cray and Dwayne Barnes), player Rashad Mc Cants stars as a bisexual, cross-dressing leader of a high-end shoplifting ring. More at ), Grammy-nominated singer Angie Stone, and R&B artist Share Truth Hurts Watson.Between Women, and Single, Blacktress, Blind Date (creator: Melanie Hamilton), Date Web A woman goes on a series of bad blind dates. Blood Brothers (creator: Von Ware), Br0thers Blue Belle (creator: Perry Lang): A teacher moonlights as a prostitute in this drama. B-Rock, Prod An animated satire of President Obama, who morphs into a secret ghetto superhero when he doesn’t get his cigarettes.Anacostia (creator: Anthony Anderson), A soap opera about the Washington, D. neighborhood, including issues of marital problems, violence and same-sex love.Anthony Anderson, quoted in the Examiner, says the show is a throwback to the 80s primetime soaps: “The show is escapism…It shows Anacostia in a completely different way that I don’t think people get a chance to see.I wrote up a story on Townsend and is a scripted comedic webseries about a loveable wedding planner named Khristy who moves from a small town to Los Angeles in order to “play in the big leagues” and find love herself.Different Daze, Daze05 Dirty Laundry, (also @Rowdy Orbit) The Diva Divorcee, Divorcee Dominion, noir detective series starts with a mystery of shady “shimmer men.” Episodes — and lots of minisodes — available here.For more info, see here: “Well, as an avid fan of SATC, the TV series (not so much the films…blaah), looks the closest in spirit to being on a par with SATC as anything else I’ve seen, with the added bonus that it has it’s own unabashed flair, wit, style and individuality that only an afrocentric slant could lend to it.” All About the Mc Kenzies, Almost 30, Entertainment After his girlfriend dumps him, the 27 year-old Justin’s life plans are thrown.
Via ’s Tatyana Ali, a socialite and publicist enduring lots of drama amidst L. During this very bad day, she and her friends face issues of sexuality, pregnancy, dating, race, and careers and, most importantly, handle them in fabulous clothes!Among the many web series by and about people of color released in the past couple of years, , see my review and interview with Tatyana Ali. E., The Series A makeup artist goes on a mission to stop racism from within the black community.by Chance, CHANCEboston The Cabonauts (creator: Hayden Black), Celeste Bright (creator: Sonya Steele), Well-shot and deliberately paced, this thriller delves into a legal and financial mystery, at the center of which is investment banker Celeste Bright, whose loans to wealthy individuals has drawn the attention of the FBI. The Celibate Nympho Chronicles, (creator: Tanjareen Chere’ Martin), A web series about a nympho who abstains from sex before she finds Mr. It won a bunch of awards at LA Webfest and features such stars as Malik Yoba, Wesley Jonathan, and Tony Rock.A Demon’s Destiny: The Lone Warrior, of a Champion, of a Single Mom, (creator: Cheryl West), This Robert Townsend -produced series stars Monica Calhoun as a single mother looking to start her life over, not so glamorously.The series pulls in high profile guest stars like Billy Dee Williams and Richard Roundtree.Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.The Facebook group “Black Web Series” also updates a lot faster than I can (here’s their list), and ‘s articles on black programming, click here.I’ve starred** personal favorites, popular series or ones worth checking out — though I haven’t seen every series in full, so please explore!While obviously a narrative of female empowerment, Soremekun does not want to scare off men; she wanted to story to have multiple layers.For more on , created by Dwight Allen O’Neal, explores black gay men as urban performers.