Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

This year, Human Rights Day signaled the launching of a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being — regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, … Continue reading Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

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Highlighting independent artists, IFP Gotham Awards kick off film awards season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdaTIdrTYPc&feature=youtu.be The nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers recently convened, hosting the Independent Filmmaker Project’s IFP Gotham Awards in New York City last week. The first honors of the film awards season, the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards showcased and honored the filmmaking community, championing the future of storytelling by connecting artists during the star-studded … Continue reading Highlighting independent artists, IFP Gotham Awards kick off film awards season

Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education

https://twitter.com/JeffSkversky/status/937443057145806849 As part of more than 800 players participating in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign, Philadelphia Eagles players Beau Allen, Brandon Graham, Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod, Torrey Smith, and Carson Wentz showcased their support for causes on-field during their Week 13 match-up against the Seattle Seahawks. Culminating a collaborative effort between … Continue reading Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education

Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

Celebrating excellence while acknowledging the international impact of those from the African Diaspora, Applause Africa Communications will host its highly anticipated African Diaspora Awards, at the French Institute and the Alliance Française de New York, this weekend. “Many of us have accomplished a lot individually in our respective host states,” said Debo Folorunsho, Founder and CEO of Applause Africa and African Diaspora Awards (ADAs). … Continue reading Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

North Philly’s “Quest” Rainey featured in riveting documentary, national rollout set

A sponsored project of Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the largest and oldest not-for-profit dedicated to independent film, artist and documentary filmmaker, Jonathan Olshefski, and First First Run Features are set to theatrically release QUEST, a moving documentary chronicling a close knit, American family. For nearly a decade epically capturing a family living in a neighborhood besieged by inequality and neglect, in … Continue reading North Philly’s “Quest” Rainey featured in riveting documentary, national rollout set

A ‘triple threat’ multimedia experience, Tavis Smiley’s ‘Death Of A King’ chronicles MLK’s prophetic life

https://www.facebook.com/harrybelafonte/posts/10155768551376168 Adhering to Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is universally regarded as a fervent fighter for peace, equality and justice. Believing Americans of all backgrounds should be judged for the content of their character, and not by the color of their skin, the Atlanta-born leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference sought to rid American, … Continue reading A ‘triple threat’ multimedia experience, Tavis Smiley’s ‘Death Of A King’ chronicles MLK’s prophetic life