The global black community refers to the communities throughout the world of African descent who are comprised of unique cultures and histories from North America, Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.
We aim to showcase high-quality content (independent film, news, web shows, kids programming, documentaries and more) produced by independent, globally diverse and unique filmmakers and journalists who aim to share their stories and truths with the world.
98 percent of our films have been official selections at film festivals and more than half are award-winning.
Did you know that 60% of our revenue goes to our 300+ content creators every quarter? A large portion of your subscription supports the filmmakers who create the content you watch on kweliTV!
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Kweli means “Truth” in Swahili.
Our mission is to curate and create content that is a true reflection of the global black experience versus what we may sometimes see in mainstream media.
// We created kweliTV to provide a space to share & celebrate the excellence of black culture globally.
// We created kweliTV to be a platform that empowers filmmakers — who create awesome content focused on the issues and stories of the black experience — by paying them for their work.
// We created kweliTV to be a catalyst for change: a space where big ideas are shared and implemented; a place that is a mixture of entertainment and education.
//We created kweliTV to take control of our media and give our thought-leaders, journalists, filmmakers, activists, teachers, historians, designers, etc., a space to have a voice.
Through our collective content, we hope to share the African Diaspora experience with all!
kweliTV is 100% black-owned.
Dedicated to the issue, stories and culture of the global black community.
Meet kweliTV's Founder & CEO
No matter where I go or who I meet, I get asked the same question: "Why did you start kweliTV?"
The inspiration for kweliTV came one evening while flipping through what felt like 100 cable channels back in 2012. I was frustrated with the same tired stereotypes, lack of diversity in TV shows and movies as well as the few choices of content that focused on issues important to me... READ MORE from DeShuna.
kweliTV is more than the 'Black Netflix' we're a community, a movement.
By joining kweliTV, you not only have access to dope content from indie content creators, you also become a part of our community and receive perks, access to events and more. In addition, 60% of your subscription dollars goes to 300+ filmmakers on the platform.
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