Nov 18, Your Culture

Jesus or Oscar?

Jesus or Oscar? “Would you do a gay scene?” “Would you mind being a gangster?” “Would you get naked?” “Would you cross-dress?” “Would you do a sex scene?” At the age of 8 I decided I was going to be an actor. This made life easy and hard. Easy, because I felt like I was […]

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Mar 18, Your Culture

Shining A Light On Our Untold Stories

“You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.  So here’s to all the writers…  who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be a leading woman, to be black.” –  Viola Davis As an Actress and Filmmaker I would definitely say that this journey hasn’t been straightforward or an […]

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Mar 18, Your World

Black Panther: The World is Changing

So if you’re reading this, you’ve most probably seen the highly commended, record breaking film that is ‘Black Panther’. It earned the best opening weekend at the box office ever for February with $192 million over 3 days. It’s also the 5th best opening ever for a 3-day and 4-day opening weekend, beating “Avengers: Age […]

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Dec 17, Your World

Black Women In TV & Film: Powerful Impact?

“Be not discouraged Black women of the world, but push forward, regardless of the lack of appreciation shown you.” – Amy Jacques Garvey   In 2015, when accepting her Emmy Award for “Best Actress in Drama”, Viola Davis declared, ‘The only thing that separates women of colour from anyone else is opportunity.’ Blessed with such […]

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