#tellblack
stories

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black
stories

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The  voices  of  change  makers,  content  creators,  activists,  and  leaders  driving  movement  for  accurate  representations  of  Black  people. 
Latest Episode
Taraji P. Henson

A Conversation with Taraji P. Henson about "The Best of Enemies."

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Tenicka Boyd (Senior Advisor, Color Of Change) and Taraji P. Henson discuss her new film, "The Best of Enemies," how Black women can thrive in Hollywood, and the importance of telling our stories.

Episodes
Episodes

from the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

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ep: 06

BEN-ALEX DUPRIS

Intersectional storytelling

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ep: 05

DENIESE DAVIS

Storytellers changing hollywood

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ep: 04

RASHAD ROBINSON, STANLEY NELSON, PATRICK GASPARD

Changing narratives in a time of harmful stereotypes

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ep: 03

dream hampton, Marcia Smith, Brie Bryant, Angie Martinez

#tellblackstories:
black women & girls

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ep: 02

Ava DuVernay

Reimagine storytelling in a
time for revolution

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ep: 01

SYMONE SANDERS, ALENCIA JOHNSON, ARISHA HATCH

"Ain't your superwoman" - black women, reproductive justice and harmful narratives

About
About
#TellBlackStories was created as an extension of Color Of Change Hollywood — our initiative to change the rules in Hollywood by ensuring accurate, diverse, empathetic and human portrayals of Black people in film and TV.

We collaborate with writers, producers, executives, and influencers to raise industry standards and change representations of Black people and issues affecting us throughout the media landscape. We are dedicated to building power for Black writers and producers and creating more accurate and balanced representations of Black people, more authentic Black stories, more diversity in writers’ rooms, and holding media companies who propagate racist content accountable.

What we see onscreen plays a profound role in shaping American culture. It has an undeniable effect on public perception and how police, judges, teachers, employers, and voters treat Black people. Yet far too much of the content Hollywood produces promote dangerous misunderstandings. That’s why we tell Black stories.

Podcast Episodes

Supervising Producer

JaSaun Buckner/Visionary

Media Podcast Producer

David Brown

Audio Producer/Editor

Becca DeGregorio

Videos

Supervising Producer

JaSaun Buckner/Visionary Media

Lone Peak Productions

Producer/Editor

Lauren Prescott

Producer/Editor

Jeremy Penzien

Production Manager

Aidan Roberts

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