She Wins: Here’s to Powerful Black Women Leaders on Screens

By Rachel Bass Casting people of color provides jobs to talented actors who would otherwise be overlooked, but mere “inclusion” in the frame is insufficient. Viola Davis plays the Agojie… Continue reading She Wins: Here’s to Powerful Black Women Leaders on Screens

HOW NUYORICAN ACTRESS LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS BROUGHT HER LOVE OF FOOD TO “THE BEAR”

By Becca Beberaggi Last month I binged my new favorite show The Bear, now streaming on Hulu. The story follows the plight of a young, renowned chef named Carmy (played… Continue reading HOW NUYORICAN ACTRESS LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS BROUGHT HER LOVE OF FOOD TO “THE BEAR”

Pop The Culture

Media and pop culture don’t always represent us. It’s time we tell our stories our way. We live in a pop culture bubble. It’s the social media accounts we follow, the… Continue reading Pop The Culture

When Black Women Lead, We All Win: 10 Inspiring Leaders Show Us the Way

BY MARIANNE SCHNALL AND TOLU LAWRENCE In the fight for civil rights in America, Black women have steadily led the way for centuries. Black women led the Underground Railroad, were the unsung leaders of… Continue reading When Black Women Lead, We All Win: 10 Inspiring Leaders Show Us the Way

Media Access Awards 2022

The Media Access Awards is the world’s top awards ceremony honoring people in the film and television industries who are advancing the accurate portrayals and employment of people with disabilities.… Continue reading Media Access Awards 2022

IT’S COMPLICATED: LATINX STEREOTYPES AND THE STARS WHO PLAY THEM

written by V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi Latinxs have long had a difficult relationship with Hollywood. We are constantly fighting to get representation on the silver screen, despite being 62.1… Continue reading IT’S COMPLICATED: LATINX STEREOTYPES AND THE STARS WHO PLAY THEM

JEWISH LATINES DESERVE REPRESENTATION, TOO

written by Ces Heredia Like many Latines out there, I grew up watching telenovelas with my mom and my grandma. I loved the rags-to-riches romances. You know the type – the kind of… Continue reading JEWISH LATINES DESERVE REPRESENTATION, TOO

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

Meet Kashmiri Rapper Mehak

By Mehran Bhat & Abrar Fayaz It was not easy for 21-year-old Mehak to convince her parents to support her dream of becoming a rapper. The Kashmiri couple told her… Continue reading Meet Kashmiri Rapper Mehak