Short Film “17” – Directed by Bush Renz


“17” Short Film feat. Raphael Saadiq, Ty Dolla $ign, Mali Music & Elijah Blake created for Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa. The Visual EP, which made its official February 17th premiere on TIDAL, seeks to raise funds to support grassroots organizing efforts around issues of racial and social justice. It will become available on all DSPs on … Continue reading Short Film “17” – Directed by Bush Renz

Alicia Keys (Short Film) – “The Gospel”


A music-driven short film presented as a visual prelude to Alicia Keys' sixth studio album, Here. Keys pays tribute to the communities that raised her in four slice-of-life segments depicting the coming of age experience in New York City. *Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Premiere *New York Times Pop Critic Pick –– The Playlist *2017 One … Continue reading Alicia Keys (Short Film) – “The Gospel”

NASIR – The Film (Nas)


  Short film by Nas for his latest album "NASIR" https://shop.nasirjones.com/products/nas-vinyl-digital-album    

Ash Sarkar Meets Spike Lee | BLACKkKLANSMAN


Ash sat down with Spike Lee to talk cops, Kanye, and why an honest racist is better than a respectable liberal. BLACKkKkLANSMAN is in UK cinemas on 24th August. Would you rather be around someone who is open about their racist views, or someone who hides them? We all have prejudices against each other, but … Continue reading Ash Sarkar Meets Spike Lee | BLACKkKLANSMAN

Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?


The latest issues in Puerto rico with the storms, lack of food and electricity has gained the attention of some young investors from America that believe they can regenerate the island using blockchain technology. Some of the locals don't want their help, they believe that this is another form of colonialism and gentrification. This is a … Continue reading Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?

Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Aug. 15, 2018 | Felix Contreras -- Some folks around the NPR Music office said they felt an almost spiritual connection to Erykah Badu during her visit to the Tiny Desk. And that was before she and her band even played a single note. It came from the waft of earthly scents that followed in … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?


During George Clinton's Special "George Clinton and the Holy Grail of Funk" on '70s on 7 George talks about the possibility that he and Bootsy Collins' once were abducted by aliens in Canada. Now I've heard many stories about aliens and this one sounds really real. Clinton talks about time being missing, almost like it … Continue reading George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?

The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary


In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and … Continue reading The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary

OLD PHOTOS OF NYC FROM 1960 – 1980


I have so many memories of the way NYC looked in the 80s, it was a wild place y'all. My mother would love to take us to the Museum of Natural History so we took the bus there on the weekends. As soon as you get off the bus you can smell the piss and … Continue reading OLD PHOTOS OF NYC FROM 1960 – 1980

Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison


Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a simple, powerful message: we all need to be more savvy with … Continue reading Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison

The Moorish influence in Europe


When the topic of the Moorish influence in Europe is being discussed, one of the first questions that arises is, what race were they? As early as the Middle Ages, “Moors were commonly viewed as being mostly black or very swarthy, and hence the word is often used for negro,” according to the Oxford English … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

New Orleans MARDI GRAS – Fat Tuesday – FEB 2018


MARDI GRAS FEB 2018 - Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, I filmed some of the floats and bands performing. I have more footage coming soon. I used the Canon 80D and the Canon 10-22mm lens with the 50mm f1.8 as a backup. Enjoy. https://ronalpha.com  

EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA


Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 22 slave cabins. Today, Evergreen Plantation remains a privately owned, working sugar cane plantation. People live here and work here. Evergreen Plantation is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, between New … Continue reading EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras


UH OH, it's Fat Tuesday and we are here down in New Orleans for the ZULU parade. The crowd is going fucking crazy for coconuts and beads. The bands are playing loud and the kids are out here excited to catch anything that comes off of each float that passes by. I noticed that everybody … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras

‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY


Filmmaker Dash Harris (pictured on the left) is the brainchild behind the ‘Negro’ docu-series which examines, through a series of interviews, what it means to be black and Latino within the Americas. Dash Harris is blurring the color lines and shedding a much needed light on the experiences of peoples of African descent around the … Continue reading ‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY

Documentary about GrandMaster Vic Moore: Defeated Bruce lee(speed test), Chuck Norris, Jim Kelly and all of the national champions.


ODD PHOTOS of (Giants,Children of angels, the watchers,the fallen) The Nephilim


The term Nephilim can be translated as those Who Descended or those Who Fell From the Heavens. The American researcher David Sielaff emphasizes that the Nefilim or Nephilim are not the sons of the gods (beni ha-Elohim), but the offspring of the interbreeding between the extraterrestrials the Bible calls the Elohim and the daughters of … Continue reading ODD PHOTOS of (Giants,Children of angels, the watchers,the fallen) The Nephilim

“HOLE IN THE HEAD” – A documentary about the Human experiments of 1927


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_67u1dOz2co Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed tells the extraordinary life story of Vertus Hardiman. It is a highly moving and vivid motion picture about the triumph of the human spirit. Additionally, the documentary exemplifies how the lives of two individuals were changed forever through an incredible friendship. After singing next to each other … Continue reading “HOLE IN THE HEAD” – A documentary about the Human experiments of 1927