The Black Lunch Break covered The 93rd Oscars before the historic week of Episode 98, 99, 100

The Black Lunch Break (“TBLB”) launched March 2020 out of a need to remain engaged to our people during the pandemic. Show Co-Host, Cirilo Manego III, is the brainchild behind the name. Initially, the show was titled, “The Black Quarantine,” but the team quickly realized we won’t be quarantined forever so the name was reconsidered and turned into BlackWithNoChaser’s daytime talk show. Season 1 aired Monday through Friday, specifically at lunch time on Facebook Live. The entire core team of Black With No Chaser were your first hosts. It’s important…

We Rooting For Everybody Black: Andra Day Talks Her First-time Oscar Nomination, The Historical Significance and Her Powerful Portrayal of Legend Billie Holiday

When asked, “What are your highlights on your road to this first Oscar?” Andra Day replied, “All of it.” She then laughed and reflected. “Yes really all of it. Being able to sit and be in this moment. Meeting these people. For me it’s amazing. I have experienced nothing but support from everyone I’ve encountered. Seeing women in these spaces where we’ve traditionally been given this idea that there is limited space for us, limited support for us, this experience has totally broken down that idea that needed to be…