Stories by Nia Hampton
A Discussion with the Actor-Director behind You Thought I Was Him, which premiered at Arena Players in Baltimore

Troy Burton’s vision for telling the story of Black men in Baltimore was many years in the making and has only been made possible through conversation and collaboration.

Amorous Ebony on Healing, Sensuality, and Support

"The older I got, the more I realized that people’s perceptions of me had nothing to do with me."

What happens to a city that can’t even imagine itself differently in the medium of film?

“Outside” opens with a slow-moving shot of a black couple holding each other attentively. The anxious voice of a woman unseen is heard asking, “What’s happening right now?” Police sirens ...