Dick and Donuts is a refreshing look into the relationships of Black urban femmes and all the foolery that comes with it. Set in Detroit, we met Nkenge on a journey towards self-discovery and love. Nkenge is a 20-something black femme lesbian who has recently ended a toxic relationship with her ex for the last time and is now back in Detroit trying to get her bearings.
Detroit has a culture. A culture that is distinctive and can determine where someone is actually from the city or not. Detroit as the backdrop shows that urban is beautiful and nuanced.
you are not a Detroit resident if you haven't eaten at A coney island. Every Coney island is different and are unique to every neighborhood. And everyone in Detroit has their favorite coney island.
If you grow up in Detroit at some point you visit the Riverwalk
As a child with your family for fireworks
As a teen to hang with friends
As an adult to walk and clear your mind
Break up with someone
Go eat etc.
No matter what your class level or part of the city you’re from
You’ve been there at least twice
(Author of Dick & Donuts)
Detroit is an ongoing mural that keeps updating. the murals can be anticipated or complete surprises. Either way, walking in detroit is a nice walk in an outdoor musuem
Even in normal places and spaces, the architecture is interesting and colorful. Showing that detroit creates art with everyday interactions
We are passionate about bringing this story to life. But, as with many mainstream stories, authentic and realistic voices are often underrepresented and marginalized leaving communities like Black women, Black Femmes and Black Queers yearning for the experience of seeing their lives accurately represented on screen. Many in these communities have ideas and unique experiences that deserve to be heard and acknowledged.
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