Danielle Jessamy

Mothering in the Movement

Mothering in the Movement

The joy and burdens of black mothers are revealed through the lens of educator/street photo journalist Laurie Townshend as she documents four activist mothers raising their children while changing the world through their art and activism. Do Black Mothers’ Lives Matter? Yes! Now more than ever.
Black female posing for mug shot


The life story of a black woman living with HIV is explored in this powerful fiction film inspired by true events. DISCLOSURE delves into unchartered areas of how the criminalization and surveillance of HIV positive women and their children weaves a dark and dangerous web.
Akua Benjamin Project

Akua Benjamin Legacy Project

What do Gwen and Lenny Johnson, Marlene Greene, Rosie Douglas, Dudley Laws, Charles Roach and Akua Benjamin have in common? Find out how they’ve helped shape history.