BET HER Presents: QUEEN COLLECTIVE
Queen Latifah and her production company, Flavor Unit, joined Procter & Gamble and Tribeca Studios to create the Queen Collective, a program designed to create racial equality behind the camera. Through this program, four films directed by women of color were selected to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Haimy Assefa Tackles Racial Disparity in "Black Birth" 06/15/2021
Director Haimy Assefa follows the journeys of three expectant Black mothers in her film "Black Birth," as she calls for greater awareness for Black maternal health.
Queen Collective Gives Women of Color a Powerful Voice
BET honors the full Black experience with powerful films from Arielle Knight, Cai Thomas, Haimy Assefa and Tina Charles during Queen Collective, premiering June 19 at 9/8c.
Tina Charles Knows the Importance of Representation
"Game Changer" director and WNBA player Tina Charles explains the significance of diversity, and Tanya DePass discusses the mission of her organization I Need Diverse Games.
Arielle Knight Shares Insight into "A Song of Grace"
Director Arielle Knight pushes back on the idea that there's one way to define Blackness and tell Black stories with her film "A Song of Grace"
Tina Charles Tells Tanya DePass's Story in "Game Changer
Director Tina Charles shines a light on the need for Black representation in the gaming industry in her film "Game Changer," which tells the story of Tanya DePass's personal journey.