‘LOVING,’ ‘EBONY POWER 100’ + More (JETFlix Fridays)
You’ve worked hard all week and you deserve some down time. Spend your evening checking out some of these newly released flicks and shows. Grab the popcorn, because these picks are JET-approved!
Ready? JETflix Fridays starts now…
Ruth Negga stars as Mildred Loving, a woman of color who married a white man in the 1950s. The couple spent a large part of their lives fighting for civil rights in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went to the Supreme Court and they won the right for interracial couples to marry in 1967.
WILMINGTON ON FIRE
Director Christopher Everett brings his award-winning film to DVD. Wilmington On Fire tells the story of a Black community in Wilmington, North Carolina that was violently attacked by a white mob in 1898. The attack led to countless deaths and an overthrow of an entire community by military force. It was also a catalyst for white supremacy and segregation in North Carolina and surrounding states.
EBONY POWER 100 “POWER IS…”
Here’s a special JETFlix bonus featuring our latest cover stars for EBONY’s “Power 100” issue. This issue features 100 of the most inspiring African-Americans in their respective industries. Here’s a clip of our cover stars, Nas, Ava DuVernay, John Legend and Simone Biles as they describe what “power” means to them.