Film and theater industries pivot towards diversity
Initiatives like BFRJ and the Academy’s industry access guidelines seek to increase access for marginalized groups and reconstruct the historically white/male system of power at the heart of Hollywood and Broadway, by providing more training and growth opportunities for people of color.
Hope in the midst of racism
The disproportionate police brutality rates show that the shards of racial inequality remain firmly rooted in the U.S
Staten Island city council candidate canvasses the black community on eve of Independence Day
As he knocked on doors, searching for votes, Richards told African American and African residents that over policing is impacting negatively the community.
Port Richmond confronts racial tensions
Several attacks on immigrants in Port Richmond, a Staten Island neighborhood, have forced the community to address racial tensions.