On Sunday, June 22, 5pm ET, Community Cinema will bring you The New Black *LIVE* from Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. Watch the The New Black online then stick around for a live panel event with Samantha Master (appears in The New Black), hip hop recording artist Tim’m West, with moderator Kimberley McLeod, founder and editor-in-chief of ELIXHER magazine. Co-presented with WHUT. This Community Cinema event is part of The New Black national Freedom Summer tour. Tune in at bit.ly/NewBlackChatDC.

The New Black tells the story of how the Black community is grappling with protections for LGBT people in light of the recent marriage equality gains and the fight over civil rights. OVEE is a social TV experience from Independent Television Service (ITVS) serving public media and other partners with free streaming video from PBS Video, YouTube, and Ustream. It connects audiences anytime to watch together and interact with content.

The New Black aired on PBS Sunday, June 15. In conjunction with the television premiere, TED posted out filmmaker Yoruba Richen’s passionate talk from this year’s conference in Vancouver. Check it out here.

Whether you caught the PBS premiere or you’ve been able to catch the film at a local community screening, don’t miss this opportunity to interact with and pose questions to panelists at bit.ly/NewBlackChatDC.

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