• Why ‘Between The World And Me' Is An Absolute Must-See

    4 days ago - By Essence

    Mahershala Ali | Photo courtesy of HBO By Miles Marshall Lewis · November 21, 2020November 21, 2020 My 15-year-old son recently asked me to categorize HBO's adaptation of author Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me-his poignant, poetic reflection on the glories and struggles of American Blackness. Drama? Documentary? Directed by Kamilah Forbe s, the production-which airs on HBO tonight at 8 pm EST-was first staged at the Apollo Theater in 2018, where Forbes serves as executive producer. Angela Davis, Yara Shahidi, Oprah Winfrey , Janet Mock , Angela Bassett and others recite...
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