Salli Richardson-Whitfield

As the opening of AFFRM’s second feature, KINYARWANDA, hits the big screen, actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield taped a message detailing why the African-American community should support the film. Richardson-Whitfield speaks how she was glad to have been invited to a screening of Alrick Brown’s directorial debut because she wouldn’t have heard about it otherwise. Salli Richardson-Whitfield […]

A private gala was held last month to pay tribute to the Jenesse Foundation in which Halle Berry is very much involved with. The always beautiful and poised Salli Richardson- Whitfield performed in costume as the iconic Lena Horne with other celebs Wendy Raquel Robinson and Taraji P. Henson. The Jenesse Foundation “raises awareness and […]

Salli Richardson-Whitfield has enjoyed an enviable career in Hollywood, but even she is always seeking new challenges. “As actresses in general there’s very few roles that come around where you can stretch out a little bit and show what you can do,” the actress and director told about her role in Ava DuVernay’s narrative […]

During this year’s 14th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival hungry thespians, black filmmakers and fans gathered for an up close look at the top black indie films of the year. Each of the films in the festival held significant cultural relevance, but one of the most heartfelt and applauded films was clearly Ava DuVernay’s “I Will Follow.”