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31 minutes | 2 months ago
#TellBlackStories: Black Business Greenbook featuring UNION LA Owner, Chris Gibbs
UNION LA Owner, Chris Gibbs, sits down with Color Of Change’s Chief Marketing and Storytelling Officer, Rashid Shabazz, to discuss being a Black business owner in 2020, the re-release of UNION LA’s Sonos One SL Harlem Toile speaker with Sheila Bridges and the launch of COC’s new Black Business Green Book.
56 minutes | 3 months ago
#TellBlackStories: Music for the Movement — Artist Roundtable
A conversation, moderated by Gia Peppers, that brings the artists behind the new EP ‘I Can’t Breathe / Music for the Movement’ together to discuss the power of Black art and music in today‘s protest movement and the themes at play in their songs. Artists include: Rapsody, Terrace Martin, Alex Isley, Robert Glasper, Jensen McRae, and Keedron Bryant.
30 minutes | 3 months ago
‘The 40 Year-Old Version’ featuring Radha Blank
Check out this unreleased episode from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival featuring Radha Blank (Director, ‘The 40 Year-Old Version,’) as she discusses her new film, ‘The 40 Year-Old Version,’ and the importance of Black women telling their own stories. Moderated by Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) and Bridget Todd (Podcaster, Writer, Activist).
30 minutes | 4 months ago
‘Tenet’ featuring John David Washington
Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) sat down with actor and star of Christoper Nolan’s new film, Tenet, John David Washington, to discuss his journey to the film, how his experience at his HBCU, Morehouse College, shaped his career, and why Tenet is a must see film.
25 minutes | 5 months ago
Blackstar Film Festival featuring Maori Holmes
Rashid Shabazz (Chief Marketing and Storytelling Officer, Color Of Change) sits down with Blackstar Film Festival creator and Director, Maori Holmes, to discuss the importance of the Blackstar Film Festival, its origins, and why it’s so important to provide spaces to tell and uplift the work of BIPOC creatives.
68 minutes | 5 months ago
‘Black Is King’ Directors’ Roundtable
The Directors of Beyoncé’s new film,’Black Is King,’ sat down with Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) to discuss their creative journeys to the piece, how Blackness and community served as inspirations, and the impact it had on Black children. Featured directors: Jenn Nkiru, Joshua Kissi, Emmanuel Adjei, Blitz Bazawule, Ibra Ake and Kwasi Fordjour.
65 minutes | 5 months ago
The Directors’ Cut featuring Janicza Bravo (Director, ZOLA)
Janicza Bravo (Director, ZOLA) sat down with Maori Holmes (Director, Black Star Film Festival) at Sundance to discuss her experience writing and directing the film, ZOLA, and why the film is a love letter to the internet and Black twitter.
22 minutes | 6 months ago
#TellBlackStories featuring Alicia Garza
Check out this unreleased episode from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival featuring Alicia Garza (Activist, Writer, and Co-founder, Black Lives Matter Network) as she discusses the importance of activism, representation, and building Black political power. Moderated by Kendrick Sampson (Actor and Activist) and Bridget Todd (Podcaster, Writer, Activist).
49 minutes | 7 months ago
#TellBlackStories featuring Cord Jefferson
Cord Jefferson (Writer – Watchmen, Succession, The Good Place) joins Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) to discuss the acclaimed series Watchmen, the importance and impact stories have on culture, and the calls for change in Hollywood in light of the national uprisings for Black lives.
46 minutes | 7 months ago
John Lewis: Good Trouble – featuring Dawn Porter, Erika Alexander, and Tamar-Kali
Dawn Porter (Director), Erika Alexander (Producer), and Tamar-Kali (Music Composer), sits down with Color Of Change President, Rashad Robinson, to discuss their new film, “John Lewis: Good Trouble,” which chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform, and immigration.
26 minutes | 8 months ago
A Conversation with Raymond Santana (Exonerated 5)
One year ago, Raymond Santana (Exonerated 5) joined our #TellBlackStories podcast to discuss Ava DuVernay’s, When They See Us, its cultural impact, and the importance of prosecutor accountability.
37 minutes | 9 months ago
#TellBlackStories Featuring Marsai Martin, Carol Martin, and Josh Martin.
Isolation is the new normal, but through storytelling, we remain connected. Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) sits down with actor + producer, Marai Martin, and her parents Carol and Josh Martin to discuss the power of family and staying connected during COVID19.
84 minutes | 10 months ago
Justice Not Fear: Challenging the Backlash To Bail Reform
Moderated by Yusuf Abdul-Qadir (New York Civil Liberties Union), panelists Scott Roberts (Senior Director of Criminal Justice Campaigns, Color Of Change), Nicole Triplett (New York Civil Liberties Union) Rev. Eric Jackson (Plymouth Church), Kelly Gonzalez (Center for Community Alternatives) and Monica Smith (Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights) sat down for a community town hall in Syracuse, NY, to discuss challenging the backlash to bail reform.
67 minutes | a year ago
#TellBlackStories: One Year Anniversary Panel
At the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker dream hampton moderated a discussion with Color Of Change VP Arisha Hatch, Open Society Foundations’ Rashida Bumbray, and BlackStar Film Festival founder Maori Holmes about the importance of activism and owning our stories.
27 minutes | a year ago
‘Stop Telling Women To Smile’ featuring Tatyana Fazlalizadeh
Visual artist and author, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, sits down with Color Of Change President, Rashad Robinson, to discuss her new book, “Stop Telling Women To Smile,” the inspiration behind her street art project, “Stop Telling Women To Smile,” and the importance of intersectionality when discussing who deals with street harassment.
27 minutes | a year ago
#OscarsSoWhite featuring April Reign
#OscarsSoWhite creator, April Reign sits down with Color Of Change President, Rashad Robinson, to discuss her work advocating for a more diverse entertainment industry, and her thoughts on this year’s nominees.
18 minutes | a year ago
“The Mockingbird Project” featuring Gbenga Akinnagbe
Rashid Shabazz (Chief Marketing and Storytelling Officer, Color Of Change) sits down with actor and activist, Gbenga Akinnagbe, to discuss his role as an original cast member in Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway adaptation of the novel ‘To Kill A Mockingbird,’ his new Mockingbird Project, and how the play speaks to issues we see in today’s flawed criminal justice system.
13 minutes | a year ago
‘Just Mercy’ featuring Michael B. Jordan
Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) sits down with actor and producer, Michael B. Jordan, to discuss his new film, Just Mercy. Just Mercy is a must see film that provides a vital picture of the criminal justice system and our collective fight to end mass incarceration. Donate today to help us ensure families impacted by incarceration can see Just Mercy for free by visiting untiljusticeisreal.colorofchange.org.
36 minutes | a year ago
In Conversation with Political Cartoonist, Khalid Albaih
Rashid Shabazz (Chief Marketing and Storytelling Officer, Color Of Change) in conversation with Sudanese political cartoonist, Khalid Albaih.
33 minutes | a year ago
‘Queen and Slim’ featuring Lena Waithe
Gia Peppers (Entertainment Journalist) and Emmy-award winning writer, actor, and producer, discuss Waithe’s new film, Queen and Slim.
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