Take the word Africa. What is the first thing that comes to mind? Famine? Warlords? AIDS? Without thinking, what comes to mind when you hear the words “Black America”? Welfare? Poverty? Anger? Fatherless? Thug?
The black community is all too familiar with these stereotypes. What they also know is that they do not make up the reality of the African diaspora. Often times, the messages most dominant in today’s media are negative towards people of color and pervaded with false perceptions. kweliTV’s mission is to change the narrative for this very reason.
kweliTV, Inc., is an interactive, streaming TV platform dedicated to the stories, issues and culture of the global black community. kweliTV’s beta offers indie films, documentaries, web shows and news programming exclusively for the African diaspora. Read the entire article.