I’m ready to End Gun Violence!

End Gun Violence Together Peace Fingers Available Thursday, February 28th! I plan to mark my calendar to purchase Shepard Fairey’s End Gun Violence Together Peace Fingers Print on Cream Speckle Tone paper. He’s created this art for Blake Mycoskie and TOMS‘ #EndGunViolence together campaign which benefits organizations like Every Town for Gun Safety, March For Our Lives, and Moms Demand Action. …

African-American Creators in Conversation at the Paley Center

By Aiyonna White, Contributor In honor of Black History Month, The Paley Center for Media has announced a panel discussion with prolific African-American creators in the industry. They Run the Show:  African-American Creators and Producers in Conversation will be at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills February 13 at 7 pm. The panelists will discuss the …

Review: ‘Loving’ fought the law and LOVE won

LOVING | Fangirl Critic Pick | Directed by Jeff Nichols Biography | Drama | PG-13 | 2h 3m By Cherry Davis NOV. 3, 2016 Anti-miscegenation laws or miscegenation laws were laws that enforced racial segregation at the level of marriage and intimate relationships by criminalizing interracial marriage and sometimes also sex between members of different …

Ready to talk Donald Trump at Politicon 2017

I am looking forward to attending the 2017 Politicon (www.politicon.com), the “Unconventional Political Convention,” that is headlined by Adam Carolla and a multitude of The Daily Show contributors for the upcoming third annual convention (July 29 -30). Millions of fans have been watching late night shows, comics and reading posts from a variety of viewpoints. Longtime …

Dwelling in the Worlds of Design and Politics

Not too long ago I had the distinct pleasure of spending my day at two very different, but equally as informing, conventions around the LA area. I started my day–after spending 20 minutes looking for parking–at the LA Convention Center for the 11th annual Dwell on Design show. While there, I was able to browse …

Defining Courage Exhibition DTLA exploring American xenophobia

  I learned of the camps where American citizens of Japanese descent were sent to during WWII and always thought it was a symptom of American xenophobia where people who don’t ‘look like Americans’ are treated as less human. I know some people think this in the past and it would never happen again but …

Politicon 2015 is coming to Los Angeles

  It’s two full days of panels, comedy, art, book signing and thoughtful discussion from both sides of the spectrum. The schedule is so full of events and a lineup of MUST see people that you are going to want to split yourself in thirds … heck in to FIVE to see everything! Here’s a …

I’m running to Texas for Wendy Davis

I might be heading to Texas this year to work on Wendy Davis campaign for Governor!  I’ve been excited about her since watching her try to hold the line from a conservative legislature hell bent on stopping reproductive health for women!   I don’t know why they always are about how abortion is killing babies …

How many people have to get killed??? Gun control now!

We are our brother’s keepers (and sisters too) and if ANY of their neighbors had done the RIGHT thing and call the police about neighbor’s making terrorist threats against the police MAYBE these innocent kids would still have their parents.  Instead because they choose to stick their head in the ground ‘mind their business’ and …