Black Men, Watch the Russell Simmons Documentary

After months of controversy, ‘On the Record’ delivers a haunting #MeToo story that puts Black women first — but Black men were few and far between at its Sundance premiere

Still from ‘On The Record.’ Photo: courtesy of filmmakers

The atmosphere in the room was nearly palpable, a mixture of shock, grief, and anger. Yet, when the lights came up, there was only a handful of Black men in the theater.

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