The Friendliest Town is a documentary observing and investigating the complex story of Kelvin Sewell, the first African American Police Chief of a small Maryland town, directed by journalist Stephen Janis. We got an opportunity to sit down with the team behind it.
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The Knockturnal recently caught up with all of your fan favorites from the One Chicago franchise, including Jesse Spencer, Kara Killmer, Taylor Kinney, and Miranda Rae Mayo from Chicago Fire, S. Epatha Merkerson, Nick Gehlfuss, and Brian Tee from Chicago Med, and LaRoyce Hawkins and Patrick Flueger from Chicago P.D.
Exclusive: ‘Antebellum’ Star Janelle Monáe & Cast Talks Film’s Twisted Reality and Its Terrifying Timeliness [Video]
History begins to rewrite itself in a new mind-bending and socially-conscious thriller led by the multihyphenate herself, Janelle Monáe.
Exclusive: Hip-Hop Pioneers Kurtis Blow & Crazy Legs Look Back at the Rise of B-Boy Ode ‘The Breaks’ Amid 40th Anniversary
You can’t hear the “Kurtis Blow” without thinking about his iconic song, “The Breaks,” or how it ignited B-Boys like Crazy Legs who took the floors popping up around the urban disco scenes. Hip-hop pioneers Kurtis Blow and Crazy Legs took The Knockturnal on a trip down memory lane where music is alive and well in the heart of New York City.
Non-profit organization 1 World Fest Global hosted a silent protest in the Rochdale neighborhood of Jamaica Queens.
Angie Thomas’ journey from page to screen came full circle when her debut novel ‘The Hate U Give’ was adapted into a Hollywood motion picture last year starring Amandla Stenberg as the main protagonist Starr.
We attended a special screening of the pilot of Netflix’s “Seven Seconds”. This all-too-relevant story of police covering up the hit and run of a black teenager looks to spark a new wave of conversation.
Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and based on a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, tells a three-chapter coming of age story about a young black gay man who struggles to come to terms with his identity while growing up in urban Miami during the “War on Drugs” era.
Shots were fired at a Ferguson protest, which was organized to commemorate the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
Baltimore County police reported they shot and killed a woman after she pointed a gun at officers and threatened them during a standoff at a Randallstown apartment.