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Bi-Racial Comedian, Creator & Curve Model Anastasia Washington Tackles The Tough Topics

Bi-Racial Comedian, Creator & Curve Model Anastasia Washington Tackles The Tough Topics

Anastasia Washington is the comedic voice of the future. The ‘bi-racial boss lady with curves, curls and sass’ is utilizing her many talents for good by breaking down barriers and […]

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Ann Shin animating the face of her avatar during a facial mapping session | Photo credit: Stephen Chung

Ann Shin’s Fascinating Documentary “A.RTIFICIAL I.MMORTALITY” Ponders If the Human Mind Can Live Forever Through Technology

Can artificial intelligence (AI) enable us to live forever? Filmmaker and author Ann Shin (a Canadian Screen Award winner for ‘The Defector: Escape From North Korea’) sets out on a […]

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Award-Winning Short Film Follows The Emotional Journey Of An Artist Returning Home & Confronting Her Past

Award-Winning Short Film Follows The Emotional Journey Of An Artist Returning Home & Confronting Her Past

‘Back in The Island’ is a short film exploring the creative journey of artist Amanda Valle as she returns to her home in the Dominican Republic. Following an emotionally draining […]

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Actress/singer/songwriter Aria Brooks. Image: Tevin Johnson @tevin.us

Actress Aria Brooks Talks Mental Health, Her New Disney+ Film, And Using Social Media For Social Justice

For many creatives, art has become a powerful way (sometimes the ONLY way) to channel pain into beauty. It is a way for fans to relate and connect with an […]

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Still image from Savita Singh's 'Shadow Bird/Sonsi'

Award-Winning Indian Director Contends For Oscar Nom With Her Stunning Short Film

‘Shadow Bird (Sonsi)’, the latest film by groundbreaking director Savita Singh has qualified for 2022 Academy Awards and is in consideration for nomination in the ‘Best Short Film’ category.  This builds on […]

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Why The UK Must Update Their Surrogacy Laws & Access To Fertility Treatments

Why The UK Must Update Their Surrogacy Laws & Access To Fertility Treatments

By Hollie Orgee Despite the numbers of parents having a child through surrogacy over the last decade increasing four-fold, this year, the number of surrogacies in the UK has fallen […]

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Stop What You’re Doing &  Subscribe To These 9 Feminist Podcasts ASAP!

Stop What You’re Doing & Subscribe To These 9 Feminist Podcasts ASAP!

By Emily Henry Podcasts are fast becoming the preferred storytelling medium and cultural source as they can be enjoyed pretty much anywhere. Commuters enjoy them to escape the boredom of travel, […]

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Abigail Hing Wen Set To Release ‘Loveboat Reunion’, The Sequel To NYT Bestselling YA Novel.

Abigail Hing Wen Set To Release ‘Loveboat Reunion’, The Sequel To NYT Bestselling YA Novel.

The New Year is just around the corner and while we can’t predict what 2022 will hold (thanks ongoing pandemic!) we DO know what we will be reading, courtesy of […]

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Photographer Nancy Richards Farese Takes A Serious Look At Child’s Play In Stunning New Book

Photographer Nancy Richards Farese Takes A Serious Look At Child’s Play In Stunning New Book

In 2017, author and photographer Nancy Richards Farese visited Bangladesh to photograph the Rohingya refugee crisis, which forced over one million people into temporary camps as they fled the genocide […]

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11 Coming-Of-Age Movies About Students’ Struggle

11 Coming-Of-Age Movies About Students’ Struggle

Becoming an adult is a struggle, and it is a universal struggle that transcends borders and boundaries. Of course every coming-of-age experience is unique, but we all share similar issues […]

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'The Bengali' - Fatima Shaik in a field in Khori Village. Image by River Films.

African-American Author Fatima Shaik Makes Unlikely Quest From New Orleans To India In Kavery Kaul’s “The Bengali”

Fatima Shaik, an African-American author (Economy Hall) from New Orleans, and whose family has lived in Louisiana for four generations, embarks upon an unlikely quest from The Big Easy to […]

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Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

The following excerpt is from Karen Walrond’s ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy’, out November 2, 2021 from Broadleaf Books.In ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto’, Walrond […]

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‘Songwriting Saves The World’ Podcast Uplifts Queer Artists In Its Third Season

‘Songwriting Saves The World’ Podcast Uplifts Queer Artists In Its Third Season

Annick Blaize and Sasha Bellentine, the bubbly hosts of the Songwriting Saves The World podcast, return for a third season of their beyond charming, inclusivity focused podcast series. The first […]

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7 Latinx Women To Watch In 2021

7 Latinx Women To Watch In 2021

With around 60 million Americans defining themselves a Latinx, there is a huge influence of Latino art, culture, food, and fashion in modern USA. In fact, even the economy would […]

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From Child Actress To Successful Lawyer, Political Commentator & Pundit Kelly Hyman Is A Determined Changemaker

From Child Actress To Successful Lawyer, Political Commentator & Pundit Kelly Hyman Is A Determined Changemaker

By Olivia D’Adamo, PR Coordinator at Anika PR Kelly Hyman has created a notable name for herself in the worlds of politics and law as a determined female voice in […]