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 …

Wonder Woman yes I finally saw it

Yes I’m late to the Woman Power Wonder Woman film that came out a few weeks ago. I’m alway son the fence about DC Comic movies since they are usually disappointing or <ehh>. My curiosity about Wonder Woman is that this is the first superhero film helmed by a woman actor AND director so my feminist …

Paley Center NY & LA Black History Month Celebration

Paley Center NY & LA are celebrating Black History Month with events for kids and adults! Visitors will be able to enjoy archived screening with Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, Diahann Carroll, Lee Daniels, Cicely Tyson, and others share personal stories as they introduce historic TV moments from Julia, Soul Train, Roots, In Living Color, Scandal, Empire and many more programs. …

American Crime at Paley Center this March!

If you are a fan of ABC’s ‘American Crime’ I know where you will be this March 1st (Wednesday)! You’ll be at the Paley Center for Media with Felicity Huffman, Lili Taylor, Connor Jessup, Richard Cabral, Benito Martinez, Ana Mulvoy-Ten, Mickaëlle X. Bizet, John Ridley and Michael McDonald! The Paley Center for Media will present their first …

Expanding the Conversation: Asian Americans in Media Forum 2016

The Forum, “Expanding the Conversation: Asian Americans in Media,” is Designed to be a Solutions-Oriented Conversation About the Status of Asian Americans Moving the Needle on Diversity and Inclusion in Hollywood is taking place on November 2nd. I’m very excited about this panel talking about the lack of diversity for Asian actors sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal …

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 …

No Michelle POC aren’t stealing Superhero roles from White People

Did you see what Rodriguez said to TMZ (video details) about rather she’d been cast as the new Green Lantern: I think it’s so stupid for everybody — because of this whole, you know, ‘minorities in Hollywood’ thing…But it’s so stupid, it’s like, stop stealing all the white people’s superheroes. Make up your own, you …