Name: Joshua Kissi Occupation: Photographer and Entrepreneur Location: New York How We Know Him: Founder of TONL Why We Chose Him: Joshua is telling stories through images that challenge the world we live in. What’s Next: Expanding TONL and continuing to empower people of color through imagery. IG: @joshuakissi Joshua Kissi is a first generation Ghanaian-American with […]

Name: Felicia Pride Occupation: Screenwriter and Director Location: Los Angeles, CA How We Know Her: Writer on Queen Sugar and Director of Tender Why We Chose Her: She landed a deal with Will Packer Productions and Universal Pictures to develop the film Deeper, a erotic romance story that she wrote. What’s Next: Writing and executive producing Deeper and […]

Name: B.B Araya Occupation: Filmmaker Location: Austin, TX How We Know Her: Director of the short films Yirga and We Are Why We Chose Her: B.B. Abaya’s work as a filmmaker shatters monolithic narratives associated with women of color. What’s Next: She is penning her first feature film. IG: @bbaraya_   Her Eritrean and Ethiopian roots […]

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