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DeShuna Spencer & Sean B. Prove That There's Power In Controlling The Black Narrative

The world of storytelling continues to grow and evolve thanks to platforms like kweliTV! As a streaming platform that features more than 500 undiscovered, award-winning indie films, documentaries, web series and kids shows that celebrate global Black stories, Kweli TV is here to show the power that comes with the space and opportunity to share our own narratives. “It really started with me not feeling like I saw myself represented and not enough stories about Black life beyond Black suffering,” shared DeShuna Spencer, CEO, and founder of kweliTV, during the latest episode of AfroTech’s Black Tech Green Money (BTGM) podcast with host Will Lucas. As a former journalist, Spencer realized the time that was spent writing the narratives of people who look like her. “One of the things about working in the daily news is that you spend so much time writing these narratives,” she continued. “And I really started with some research and understood the correlation between implicit bias in media...

Nov 16, 2021