Kids need to see themselves reflected in media

Article by Elizabeth Blair posted on npr.org. Photo credit: Regis and Kahran Bethencourt.

Tired of looking for family entertainment where diversity doesn’t feel like a token after-thought? Look no further.

Read the article: https://n.pr/3mL50d1

Tiffany Haddish Ventures Into The World Of Virtual Reality

Article by Samantha Dorisca on afrotech.com. Photo credit: Paras Griffin.

“Tiffany Haddish is venturing into the world of virtual reality (VR).  Joining forces with VR fitness app Supernatural, Tiffany Haddish will jumpstart their second annual “This Year Be You” campaign as the workout brand’s first celebrity guest coach, encouraging users to embrace transformation in the new year…”

Read the article: https://afrotech.com/tiffany-haddish-virtual-reality-supernatural

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Sci-Fi Fantasy Short Film: “Cosmo” | DUST

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“Jane Montana, a rough and tough law-woman, is in a pickle. A gang of outlaws led by a man named Buford has kidnapped a helpless damsel. Worse, Jane has two bullets and three bad guys to confront.”

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/J1NMPVqXIUQ

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BLACK KIDS IN SPACE: AFROFUTURISM AND MAINSTREAM COMEDY

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“In February of 2018, Nikki Giovanni came to the University of Houston to read a few poems from her newly released collection, A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears & Laughter, and to answer some questions about the past and the present. How have women like Afeni Shakur and Ruby Dee inspired your work? What songs are on your playlist? Tell us about your creative process. Graciously, she obliged. But not before saying a few words about the future. “I’m a big Space freak,” she said within minutes of picking up the mic. “The one thing we need the Black kids to start thinking about is: what are they going to do when they go into Space? Somebody’ll say, ‘well Nikki, I’m not a scientist,’ but we need artists in Space. We need to have a couple of Black artists and a couple of songwriters to go into Space.”

Source: https://therumpus.net/2020/11/black-kids-in-space-afrofuturism-and-mainstream-comedy/

Well, you know where there’s afronauts, there’s going to be comedy, music, art, and everything else we can think of up there in space with us.

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