The Great American Lie 

The Great American Lie examines the roots of systemic inequalities through a unique gender lens. With America facing widening economic inequality and stagnant social mobility, this film takes audiences on… Continue reading The Great American Lie 

Equality for Women of Color

By Carolyn Since the overturning of Roe V. Wade, it is clear that people are showing their true colors. This decision directly affects women of color, and will affect them… Continue reading Equality for Women of Color

Black Women: The Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs in the United States

By Sheila “Black women who do succeed do so with great sacrifice that has an ill effect on their personal and family lives, their self-esteem, and their health. This is… Continue reading Black Women: The Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs in the United States

Sexual Violence against Women of Color

By Dakkariah The subject of my story is domestic abuse against women of color and how it affects their lives. This story is important because women of color have been… Continue reading Sexual Violence against Women of Color

We As Ourselves: Shaping the Narrative as Black Survivors

By Priska My project is about the “Me Too” movement and how the media changed the narrative from Black women suffering from sexual violence, to a larger focus on white… Continue reading We As Ourselves: Shaping the Narrative as Black Survivors

Justice by the numbers

What happens when a public interest technologist joins forces with an organization like the ACLU of Massachusetts? The single largest dismissal of wrongful convictions in U.S. history. In 2012, Annie… Continue reading Justice by the numbers

Black Women Are Tired Of Being The Mule Of America

Op-Ed by Nakisha M. Lewis, President & CEO, Breakthrough, and also member of the Equal Voice | Equal Future Editorial Board More than 60 years ago, Malcolm X was quoted saying,… Continue reading Black Women Are Tired Of Being The Mule Of America

Documentary, in Color

Sahar Driver, co-director of Color Congress Sonya Childress, co-director of Color Congress 28 APRIL 2022 In the last 21 years, only six filmmakers of color have taken home the Oscar for Best… Continue reading Documentary, in Color

Black Women Showrunners Making Their Mark on Television

By Carla Hay There used to be a time when a television show like Living Single — the 1990s classic sitcom about the friendship between four African American women —… Continue reading Black Women Showrunners Making Their Mark on Television

ALICIA JAMISON

Breakthrough VOICES Alicia Jamison grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona where she did not see many faces that looked like hers. She was one of five black people in her graduating… Continue reading ALICIA JAMISON