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Watch Photographer Corey Cottrell in his tell all episode of Klique | MCM

DryerBuzz — Binge watching to catch up on Klarque Garrison’s 12 part Docu-series on photographers, we spotted Corey Cottrell — okay, we spotted his beard first. Then came the eyes. Then we realized he was actually the 5th in a 12 part series documenting love and art of photographers captured by our friend and media master Klarque Garrison. At DryerBuzz, we love a passionate man — who shares details of his life in the language of men. In his episode of Klique, Corey takes us behind his lens, as a protégé of…

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Guest Bloggers Wanted | Wish it was Fiction Series – Submit Short Stories

Ever heard someone say, can’t make this stuff up? If yours is that story then we want it for a new feature at Guest bloggers wanted for Wish it was Fiction series to run through summer with possible extension. Looking for stories of humor, love, parenting, relationships, Justice, weird, odd, sane, believable and unbelievable. Submit stories where if you told us, we wouldn’t believe. Our editor will review and post with permission. Submissions can consist of original or previously published works or excerpts; audio podcasts: or video shorts. In exchange, enjoy…

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Living Atlanta Style | Atlanta filmmaker Rahiem Shaabazz ground-breaking documentary Elementary Genocide on White House radar

Clipped from releases and other sources: WASHINGTON, DC – the White House honored “Champions of Change,” Monday, June 30, 2014, who are doing extraordinary work to facilitate employment opportunities for individuals formerly involved in the justice system.  The Champions have distinguished themselves through their extraordinary dedication and hard work to help those with criminal records re-enter society with dignity and viable employment opportunities.  The event showcased inspirational leaders and highlighted importance of their work.  The program featured Attorney General Eric Holder and Piper Kerman, author of the best-selling memoir Orange is the New…

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Podcast: Are marriages surviving despite perception of new relationship norms? — We Asked the Experts | Great Debate Before Scandal

Catch the buzz from a great debate before Scandal. We asked the experts — are marriages surviving despite perception of new relationship norms such as perceived accepted infidelity? What are temptations in dating, relationships, and marriage? Speaking of temptations, with Temptation movie opening, is art imitating life? OR, are we just being entertained. We talked with experts in this podcast taped live before Scandal and weekend release of Tyler Perry’s Temptation movie starring Jurnee Smollett, Lance Gross, and Robbie Jones. Listen to internet radio with DryerBuzz and Co on Blog…

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WATCH: The Black Fatherhood Project Premieres Online to Kick Off Black History Month | Filmmaker, Jordan Thierry Tackles Black Parenting Crisis

Filmmaker Jordan Thierry will kick off Black History Month with an insightful perspective on the rising dilemma of fatherless Black families when he debuts his introspective documentary, “The Black Fatherhood Project” in February. Community leaders in the Bay Area will host the film’s premiere Thursday, Jan 31 at The Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, CA and a national premiere will held online the February 1, 2013 at with free viewing. An activist-filmmaker, Thierry began producing the film in 2006 while attending graduate school for communications at Howard University. His…

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Hair She Goes! Watch Special Encore Presentation of Miss Representation on OWN Sunday, December 9 at 2/1c | Discuss Media’s Depiction of Women

We have often said there must be a formula for stories about women to appear in media.  Seems like formula has the following criteria for women to appear — she must be — lying, crying, dying, flying off the handle, and when all else fails — she must be naked. Just an opinion, yet to be proven wrong. We combat this formula everyday with Hair She Goes! Join us as we catch the below encore presentation on OWN. Let’s chat about it.  We’ll see you in the tweets.  Send…

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The Cut with that Brother! Jim Alexander “STREET SIGNS” | Closing Event & Panel Discussion Saturday, April 7, 2012 Atlanta | Bill Brown, Sue Ross, Eric Waters

(Atlanta) — Documenting History in the Digital Age, Saturday, April 7, 2012 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm Part of the exhibit STREET SIGNS–An exhibit of photographs by Jim Alexander documenting the mass struggle for social and economic justice in the South. The panel will discuss the meaning of “documentary” and explore the advent of the Internet and its relationship to documenting history. At what point does something become historical? Who determines what is taught as history? How images are archived today versus 25 years ago? Truth telling in images Where should the line be drawn with digital…

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Hair She Goes! Dark Girls Documentary Delves Beneath The Skin, Atlanta Showing November 19th Fox Theatre | Atlanta Events

QuickBuzz: Dark Girls, the Story of Color, Gender and Race showing at Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA November 19th. Dual documentary Directors/Producers D. Channsin Berry (Urban Winter Entertainment) and Bill Duke (Duke Media) took their cameras into everyday America in search of pointed, unfiltered and penetrating interviews with Black women of the darkest hues for their emotional expose’, “Dark Girls”. Two years in the making and slated to premier at the Toronto International Film Festival, “Dark Girls” pulls back our country’s curtain to reveal that the deep seated biases and…

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Hair She Goes! Meet Storyteller Annika D. Young | AuhnReel Productions | Watch “Daughters of Legacy” Bernice King, Attalah Shabazz, Poitier, Ali, and Cochran

Hair She Goes! — “I think I produce everything. Matter of fact, I’m positive I do. Ask anyone who has ever had a conversation with me. I produce those too! “ says Annika D. Young, Documentary Producer, AuhnReel Productions Young continues, “I’ve been telling stories since the days of middle school sleepovers. I’m a storyteller. It’s the “thing” I would do if no one paid me for it. But thankfully, people do! Producing is my love. One project that is particularly close to my heart is a documentary I produced while with CNN…

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The Clippings: Darryl Roberts Attacks BMI in New Documentary | Health Fitness VideoBuzz #askDryerBuzz

VideoBuzz: Filmmaker Darryl Roberts on his documentary ‘America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments.’ The film looks at body image in America and how certain industries profit from it. (Oct. 28) Video embed courtesy of AssociatedPress Follow the Buzzz via SideBuzz: Y.Lattimore @DryerBuzz — In my own quest to get into my kick arse comfort zone (that’s what I’m calling it now), I asked myself, readers, friends and followers what size should we be?  In a continuing conversation we ask, do we have to thin it to win it?…

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What’s Up with that Brother! Being Elmo: Film Shines Light on Brother Behind Elmo Muppet

VideoBuzz: Kevin Clash and Constance Marks discuss her documentary ‘Being Elmo,’ the story of Clash’s journey as puppeteer behind the beloved Muppet. (Oct. 20) What’s Up with that Brother! — You just got the buzz from — Combing the headlines. Transforming the way we look — at life. BROWSE THE BUZZ: Find just what you’re looking for with our fall vendors Are you listed?   Extra BuzzClaim Your Man: Bey Bright’s New Book Helps Any Woman Find Love, Happiness & Self-Empowerment Shannon McCollum Day at | Best…

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Free Screening: “We Need To Talk” A Janks Morton Documentary #NowPlaying thru Feb 6th at | A Black History Month Limited Screening

We Need To Talk, Black History Month Limited Screening Now at – Click Image to Watch Now thru Feb 6th – Free Preview From producer Janks Morton (What Black Men Think and Men To Boys) comes the next installment of the necessary and urgent conversation that has begun to lead the national dialogue in a new direction. With heartfelt and intimate moments shared by ten phenomenal women from the south side of Chicago, their riveting and untold story is shared…Sister, daughter, grandmother, aunt or girlfriend, there is something I…

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