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Study Shows an Appetite for More People with Disabilities on Screen

The Ruderman Family Foundation discovered a major breakthrough for actors with disabilities. According to the foundation’s recent study, “Disability Inclusion in Movies and Television,” find that half of households “support accurate portrayals of disabled characters and would sign up for a content distributor committed to disabled actors.” Films such as…

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New Social Media Design Holding People with Disabilities Back

Social media companies have left people with disabilities behind when it comes to designing apps. The world of social media can do wonders for people with disabilities. It opens a world of communication that this population have been deprived of. However, with the fad in technology leaning toward flair and…

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Beloved Author, Toni Morrison, Dies at Age 88

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison passed away Monday night in Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88-years old. Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on Feb. 8, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in English in 1953 and pursued a Masters of…

Black Women Boycotting 'Black Panther' Is Just a Rumor

The highly anticipatedMarvel Studiosfilm “Black Panther” will debut in theaters across the country next month and Black women will indeed be in attendance, despite what you may have heard. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film’s all-star cast includes Chadwick Boseman as lead character “T’Challa,” Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai…