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Kamilahf

Kamilah Forbes

Executive Producer @ApolloTheater

NY, NY

Joined on 11 December, 2008

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Calling all high school students!

The Apollo Theater Academy: Digital Collective is seeking high school students for an 8-week immersion into the use of digital media in live and recorded productions!

🚨 Deadline is Monday! Check it out here:

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Replying to @salamishah: She is here! And she is divine. I'm so proud of this book, its story about healing & love, and the enormous community of #P

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She is here! And she is divine. I'm so proud of this book, its story about healing & love, and the enormous community of #PurplePeople, especially Black women writers & readers, who helped it come to be. @ABRAMSbooks @McKinnonLit #InSearchoftheColorPurple

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Quoted @jelani9

The United States heralds itself as the world’s oldest democracy. Overlooks the fact that *most* of its elections were illegitimate if judged by the ability of all citizens to vote — a situation so confused that a party now wants to undo an election mainly bc so many of us could.

say it for the people in the back!

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Replying to @jelani9: The United States heralds itself as the world’s oldest democracy. Overlooks the fact that *most* of its elections were illegit…

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Quoted @kencen

What do a theater director, a poet/TED Global Fellow, and an award-winning composer have in common? Active Hope. 💡

Alongside @ApolloTheater & @NationalSawdust, we're launching #ActiveHopePodcast hosted by @Kamilahf, @bamuthi, @paolaprestini.

Details ➡

Replying to @iamvanessareed: Thanks @paolaprestini @Kamilahf @bamuthi for such deep, uplifting conversation and beautiful music. #activehope #ferusf

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Replying to @artfulmanager: @bamuthi @Kamilahf @paolaprestini “Eventual gravity happens. Gravity happens to democracy. Gravity happens to love and t…

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@bamuthi @Kamilahf @paolaprestini “Eventual gravity happens. Gravity happens to democracy. Gravity happens to love and to lust. Gravity happens to economies. But there’s the fly, the flyness, and the flight.” @bamuthi

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Thanks @paolaprestini @Kamilahf @bamuthi for such deep, uplifting conversation and beautiful music. #activehope #ferusfestival

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Replying to @kencen: LIVE NOW: The first episode of #ActiveHopePodcast. 💡

Join @Kamilahf, @bamuthi, and @paolaprestini to explore the role of artis…

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Replying to @artfulmanager: “As a black person, you are almost always auditioning for your humanity. As an artist, you are often auditioning…for a p…

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“As a black person, you are almost always auditioning for your humanity. As an artist, you are often auditioning…for a place in the socio-economic spectrum that feels respectful.” Thank you @bamuthi @Kamilahf @paolaprestini for this conversation.

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LIVE NOW: The first episode of #ActiveHopePodcast. 💡

Join @Kamilahf, @bamuthi, and @paolaprestini to explore the role of artistic intellect and national strategic leadership in the pursuit of inspiration for all.

WATCH ▶

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Replying to @NAACP_LDF: "There has to be individual accountability for these actions, without question...But there are many people not on camera who…

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"There has to be individual accountability for these actions, without question...But there are many people not on camera who also bear responsibility for what this nation has been brought to...They are the people who have...championed the thuggery of Donald Trump." --@Sifill_LDF

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This Friday 1/8 at 5pm ET, I'm excited to join my friends @bamuthi @paolaprestini for a deep dive into the role of artistic intellect and national strategic leadership in the pursuit of inspiration for all... we've got a lot to talk abt y'all! RSVP HERE:

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Quoted @ArtoftheTitle

The opening to BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, the @HBO special based on the book by Ta-Nehisi Coates, was voted one of the Top 10 Title Sequences of 2020!

See all of the sequences here


Directed by: @Kamilahf
Title Design by: Elastic

great news!

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Y'all - if you're reading this right now - be grateful! We made it into 2021 and the best is TRULY yet to come! Happy New Year❣️

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Quoted @morethan88

Between the World and Me on @HBO . Every chord I play is about the struggle. Dissonance in every breath. Thank you Ta-Nehisi Coates, @Kamilahf and @skelechiwatson .

this , this , this @morethan88

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Replying to @ApolloTheater: Happy Holidays #ApolloFam 🎁

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Happy Holidays from our family to yours! ✨

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Happy Holidays #ApolloFam 🎁

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Quoted @LawProfButler

@washingtonpost asked its columnists to select the culture that moved us the most this year. Mad props #betweentheworldandme. Rest in Power #ElijahMcClain

thank you @LawProfButler and @washingtonpost for the mention!

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Replying to @jwelte: @Kamilahf’s take on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World & Me” is utterly beautiful, profound and a distinct extension on the b…

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Replying to @wearecmp: Some great news: Last week's #BestSeatInTheHouse Q&A with the #BetweenTheWorldAndMe team raised $3,045 for @ApolloTheater!…

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@Kamilahf’s take on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World & Me” is utterly beautiful, profound and a distinct extension on the book. The performances of Coates’ words are deeply moving.

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Some great news: Last week's #BestSeatInTheHouse Q&A with the #BetweenTheWorldAndMe team raised $3,045 for @ApolloTheater!

HUGE thanks to @Kamilahf @RogerRossWill @StrautMike and @Al_is_a_Payne for leading this convo on Black resilience & joy. Watch at

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Quoted @ApolloTheater

The Apollo holds a special place in the formation of Black music and our iconic theater continues to be a platform for artistic excellence. We believe the music will continue to lift us. Consider a donation to keep the #ApolloSound 🔛

Now is the time to support organizations that are unapologetically committed to Black art and social justice. Consider a donation to the @ApolloTheater today! ✊🏾 #ApolloSound

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