Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, and while the show is expected to proceed mostly as usual, there will be a white cloud hanging overhead, as well as a few well-publicized absences. The Academy has acknowledged its need to diversify after a second year in a row of #OscarsSoWhite popularity on social media. … Continue reading Front and Center at the Academy Awards
Storytelling can be a driver of equality, but in this country there is a small, unrepresentative group telling only small pieces of a much larger American story.
If I am a descendant of a wealthy slave owner, shouldn't I have the same amount of wealth as my kin?
Feed the kids real food.
If marijuana interacts with the brain in such a way that it eases seizures, it is reasonable to expect serious research into whether it can positively effect the brain for non-life threatening, often debilitating, mental health issues.
My friend/ filmmaker Ashley Denise pulls off a feat of hilarity with "False Detectives." Challenge: can you spot me? Check out more of Ashley's work on Youtube at NuanseEntertainment.
She doesn’t seek confirmation of her beauty relative to her strength, she knows her beauty comes from her strength.
Lately I've been wondering if I can still do a back handspring, so I decided to find out -- I went to an adult gymnastics class. It began easily enough with the very basics: stretches, forward rolls, handstands, etc. I had to remind myself that most people didn't participate in competitive cheerleading for 6 years, because I was getting restless. … Continue reading I Love Myself
If you believe a person is created at conception and deserves a chance at life, how can you make an argument that illegally selling cigarettes, talking back to a police officer, or playing with a toy gun means you deserve to die? You can’t. That's why I'm calling BS on the obsession with protecting the sanctity of life.