Post Tagged with: "social justice"

Interviews

Emmy Award-winning DP Amy Bench

Award-Winning Cinematographer Amy Bench Creating Film Aesthetic Through A Social Justice Lens

According to the most recent Celluloid Ceiling report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University, the number of women in […]

Entertainment

Rising Star Layla Crawford Opens Up About Mental Health & Working With Will Smith On ‘King Richard’

Rising Star Layla Crawford Opens Up About Mental Health & Working With Will Smith On ‘King Richard’

By now you have most likely seen the brilliant ‘King Richard’ film, starring Will Smith, based on the real life story of Serena and Venus Williams‘ dad Richard Williams and […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Interviews

Image courtesy of Morgan Hurd

5x World Medalist Gymnast Morgan Hurd Talks Social Justice & Embracing Identity On And Off The Mat

All eyes have been on US female gymnasts this year as they have not only dominated on the mat at the Olympics, but the way they have bravely come forward […]

Interviews

Youtuber Mai Pham Talks Mental Health, Social Justice & Honest Conversations

Youtuber Mai Pham Talks Mental Health, Social Justice & Honest Conversations

When it comes to social media influencers, there is a huge trend toward embracing the way we are all so multi-faceted as human beings. Gone are the days when celebrities […]

Interviews

Meet The Visionary Woman Of Color Bringing Together Fashion, Innovation & Social Justice At DropLabs

Meet The Visionary Woman Of Color Bringing Together Fashion, Innovation & Social Justice At DropLabs

You can tell a lot about the values and direction of a company by its leadership, its board and who it hires on staff. As many brands today are doing, […]

Contributors

Some Good 2020 News You May Have Missed: ALA Appointed Its First-Ever Black Woman Executive Director

Some Good 2020 News You May Have Missed: ALA Appointed Its First-Ever Black Woman Executive Director

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Amidst all the tragic news of 2020, there was a bright spot you might have missed: Tracie D. Hall became the first female African American executive […]

Creativity

Vagina Museum posters in London

London’s Vagina Museum Launches Campaign To Raise Awareness About Social Justice & Public Health

You may remember the article we shared in October 2019 about the world’s first Vagina Museum opening in London. Founded by Director Florence Schechter who successfully raised money via an […]

Interviews

‘The Woman Who Loves Giraffes’ Docu Showcasing The Barrier-Breaking Work Of Scientist Anne Innis Dagg

‘The Woman Who Loves Giraffes’ Docu Showcasing The Barrier-Breaking Work Of Scientist Anne Innis Dagg

We’re all familiar with the groundbreaking work of British primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall, who is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. She is best known for her […]

Girl on a Mission, Interviews

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

‘Resist’ Docuseries Follows Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors Protesting New LA County Jail

You are already familiar with the social justice message of Black Lives Matter. The focus on social and racial justice makes BLM easily one of the most importance movements in […]

Politics

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Seven More Productive Things You Can Do With Your Time Than Listen To Trump’s SOTU

Tonight at 9pm EST, “45” will deliver his first State of The Union address to a nation where a majority of its citizens disapprove of his job performance. If there’s […]

Girl on a Mission

Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

It’s easy to take education and literacy for granted in the developed world. We assume it is an inherent right for many of us. Elsewhere in the world, this is […]

Interviews

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

If you do a google search for recent news stories about educational textbooks across the United States, you’ll find some pretty abysmal articles. Whether is the heavy influence of the […]

Girl on a Mission

Social Activist Org ‘Radical Brownies’ Ushering In A New Era Of Girls In Leadership

Social Activist Org ‘Radical Brownies’ Ushering In A New Era Of Girls In Leadership

Thought the Girl Scouts were the only organization that encouraged leadership in girls from a young age? A new organization has emerged out of Oakland, California, giving girls another option […]