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"It’s the only time in the industry I feel I really betrayed myself."
Oprah Winfrey is a media mogul across all genres, but her acting career stands on it’s own two feet.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, best known for the critically-acclaimed film “Selma” about the equal voting rights movement led by
You may not agree with the method of protest, but can you be silent against what is being protested against, the ongoing
Folks, big news: the White House is hosting a South by South Lawn (SXSL) event on Monday, October 3rd. This is about civic engagement and accessibility, which is more important than ever. The deal is, the Craig Newmark Foundation is a partner in the SXSL event on the White House lawn.
What if "endorsement" is a political red herring? "Endorsing" suggests approval, but for a lot of us that option is closed. But, hey, we still have to choose--we must choose because democracy itself is at stake today.
Just as the conscience of America was jolted awake by the shocking images of peaceful civil rights defenders being violently set upon in the '60s, so is it being aroused today by the horrifying sight of peaceful native rights defenders being brutalized.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."