black lives matter
This is one of the very first doc series I created with Glenn Quentin. The Heights follows a group of black & latinx actors living in Washington Heights, who are also performing in the musical, “The Heights.”
I remember visibly shaking when I first heard Taylonn Murphy Sr. tell this story. The cruelty and lack of empathy involved in how the officer regarded the boy is exactly the sort of trauma over-policing invites into our neighborhoods.
Here's a sneak peek of "No Homo No Hetero," an upcoming documentary shot & edited by our Paul Notice and produced by Glenn Quentin , along Heru Kut & David J. Cork.
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Now banished, this vile social parasite must slither along alone, into the wilderness, with no means of sustenance, eating handfuls of grass and twigs, then vomiting them up and blaming that too on the Mexicans.
After a stranger encounter - where saying 'hi' to another Black person goes wrong - Paul explains why in certain spaces, it just doesn't matter what you say to someone or how you say it. It's who you are that's the problem.
Have you heard of the world's most influential architect? His name is David Adjaye.
People often choose to ignore the significance of cultural phenomena in predominantly Black communities. So let's take a closer look shall we?
Meet Erin Carpenter, CEO of Nude Barre and practitioner of #BlackGirlMagic
Living with HIV is no longer a dark secret kept amongst the family. As a society, we have become more aware of the fact that HIV is running rampant within the urban community, and it is no longer a death sentence. The need for preventative and supportive measures are a necessity, and we are the generation of change.
Interview with Artistic Director Kieth Josef Adkins (New Black Fest) discussing the sustainability in Black theatre.
Footage from a historic Millions March in New York, December, 13, 2014
A documentary about family, change, and the power of ideas.
On 03.20.17, a collective of everyday New Yorkers went to Yankee Stadium with over $2,000 in Metrocard passes. Their objective? Free Swipes to those in need.
NPR Uncovered an Alt Right Conspiracy Against Black Twitter. Seriously.This is so bizarre, I had to double check the sources, and... video coming soon:
In this episode, Sita Sarkar joins Paul Notice as they talk about Intersectionality at the Women's March, Mayor DeBlasio's surprisingly hostile policies toward immigrants, the Civil Rights Era's connection to the Immigrant Story, and much more.
A little blast from the past: here's TNB's first web series - all the way from 2014, when we were just starting to get into video production full-scale.
Police officials euphemistically claim that they have "productivity goals," but not numerical quotas.
Introducing a dark comedy that buys Shea Butter on the corner, watches "Get Out" at the Magic Johnson theater's 125th st.., and isn't scared to show #BlackBoyJoy when it sees #BlackGirlMagic This is Insecure & Atlanta for the Millennials of NYC. This is #LostBoys
Journalist Soledad O'Brien explains the strategy behind forming unlikely coalitions in the newsroom. #blackhistorymonth
When the Pope remarked that it's better to be an Atheist, than a hypocritical Christian - he was in kind referring to the significance of Liberation Theology...
Adam Clayton Powell + Black Youth + Racial Profiling | The Heights
Went with Cam Burley (Bites) & Adrian Valentino (Elite Daily) to shoot a quick vlog on Cam getting hoverboard, but.. things got weird. Just another #NewYorkStory
Kim Kardashian + Ethnography + Stereotypes | The Heights
A new talk show that follows the cast of "In the Heights," in living rooms, subway cars, and everywhere dope convos happen.
YOU CAN'T DIE HERE - EPISODE 5 "No."
Richard finally decides.
Happy Snow Day! The Noice Blog is officially in the nonprofit media business. Help find Paul some grants! New series about Broken Windows is coming out. Plus, Trump's Supreme Court pick is playing games, and more
After I shared an article that addressed the conspicuous lack of women of color on magazine covers, a friend exclaimed, “Let’s not forget there is a lack of our Latina and Asian sisters.” That comment, while coming from someone with all the best intentions in the world, prompted me to ask a series of awkward and sobering questions..
In what could fairly be described as the de Blasio administration's entry in the contest for the Sean Spicer medal for the the most blatant lie by a government spokesperson this month, here's a recent statement by J. Peter Donald, an NYPD mouthpiece: "Quotas for arrests, summonses, or stops have never been used by the NYPD. The department measures success based on the prevention and reduction of crime."
If David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair, and Joseph McNeil, the four men of Greensboro, North Carolina, who pioneered the sit-in, chose to sit in their living rooms, or in the cafes that would welcome them with open arms, they would have merely been sitting.
Meet the Movement for Black Lives!