Tags : diversity

Sly & The Family Stone Release Animated ‘Everyday People’ Video

Sly & The Family Stone have released an animated video adaptation of their 1968 song ‘Everyday People’ in support of Black History Month. 2021 saw Sony’s entertainment channel, This Is Certified, collaborating with BET Digital to establish a four-part digital series in celebration of Black History Month. The #MyBlackIs four-part programme produces weekly animations exploring […]Read More

Interview: Anairis Quiñones on Diversity in Anime and Voice Acting

My Hero Academia just recently announced their third film to be released next summer. In preparation for all new content coming in 2021, including its fifth season, we interviewed Anairis Quiñones, voice of Rabbit Hero: Mirko. Anairis has an abundance of voice roles in indie games and animation. She plays Nessa in Pokémon: Twilight Wings, […]Read More

New Trailer for Amazon Prime Horror Movie ‘Evil Eye’

Amazon Prime Video has released a trailer for upcoming horror movie Evil Eye, produced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Jason Blum. Adapted by Madhuri Shekar’s audio play of the same name, Evil Eye examines themes of myth and reincarnation through an Indian-American lens. The cast stars Sarita Choudhury (Mississippi Masala, Jessica Jones), Sunita Mani (Mr. […]Read More

Theatre News: Arts Council England To Include Latin-American Checkbox On

It has been announced that a Latin-American checkbox will be introduced on Arts Council England’s diversity monitoring forms. This commitment comes following years of campaigning by Latinx advocacy organisations, and was confirmed by the Chief Executive (Darren Henley) on a Zoom call organised by the arts and culture movement What Next? on the 10th June. […]Read More

Theatre News: Inc Arts Announces Partnership To Drive Diversification In

Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre, two of the UK’s biggest theatre membership organisations, have announced their new partnership with Inc Arts. This comes after conversations surrounding #BlackLivesMatter have developed over the past few weeks. Set up by Amanda Parker, Inc Arts was founded to support and drive racial diversification within the British […]Read More

My Journey Through a Literary Labyrinth

The best way to learn someone’s secret is to have them write a story.  “So it really happened?” one reviewer demanded. “The professor made her do. . .that in exchange for raising her boyfriend’s grade?” The author—still under a mandate of silence—shrugged. “Is it based on your life?” someone else slyly asked. Nostrils flared, eyes […]Read More

Why Does Hollywood Keep Whitewashing?

Racism in Hollywood has been around for about as long as the camera. The first narrative film “L’Arroseur arose” was made in 1895; the first use of “Blackface” was used only ten years later in 1905. It was then used in films up until the 1940’s. Ever since then, the film industry has relied on […]Read More