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In Its 8th Year, University of Alabama's "Documenting Justice" Still Shining Spotlight on Injustice

When it comes to teaching students about diversity and difference, few exercises are more powerful than having students to research and produce their own films. 659 more words

Race And Diversity

At University of Alabama, U.A. Stands for "Understanding Ava" DuVernay

I can’t claim to be a film enthusiastic or even a fan of award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

But after seeing Middle of Nowhere Saturday night and hearing the first African American woman to win the Best Director award at Sundance Film Festival in January 2013,   I am convinced there is so much to be learned about the intersection of race, gender and motion pictures. 554 more words

Race And Diversity

Celebrating Two Journalism Educators Who Advocated For Diversity

It’s funny how important a single encounter with a person can be.

On Sunday, two retired journalism educators, with whom I had only a single brief encounter passed away.  766 more words

Journalism

NPR's Michele Norris Teaches University of Alabama Community How To Talk About Race

Hours after learning her “Race Card Project” was chosen for  one of journalism’s highest awards ,  National Public Radio’s Michele Norris shared her strategy for starting a dialogue on race on a campus that’s been talking a lot about race lately: The University of Alabama. 690 more words

Journalism

Who Gave You the Right?

Who Gave You the Right?

A critical response to Dencia’s Channel 4 interview on her beauty product Whitenicious

Some of you may have seen the brief interview on Channel 4 with the Cameroonian born pop star Dencia, defending her beauty product Whitenicious. 831 more words

Race

What on Earth is Black Theatre and WHY Does it Still Exist???

Last week Thursday I attended an open space forum by Devoted and Disgruntled (D&D) to discuss the following topic: What are we going to do about Race and Diversity in UK Theatre. 1,235 more words

Race

Whoever comes are the right people

What are we REALLY going to do about Race and Diversity in UK Theatre?

I went to the recent Devoted & Disgruntled event at the Southbank Centre last week. 2,272 more words

Theatre