Moonlight’s Joi McMillon is the First Black Woman Nominated for Film Editing

Meet Joi McMillon, the first ever black woman nominated for Film Editing (Moonlight) at the 89th Academy Awards. McMillon told The Huffington Post that she understands the milestone comes with a responsibility to cultivate and inspire future film editors of color. “I know whenever this situation happens, whether you want it or not, a lot of…

Up and Coming Black Female Superhero in Marvel’s “Luke Cage”

Black female superhero? Indian? Latina? What? It is not often that we see women of color take on superhero roles in a movie. It is even rarer to see them play superheroines in a tv or web series. That is why emerging actress Simone Missick is breaking barriers as she stars as Misty Knight in Marvel’s “Luke Cage”. black…

Books By Women of Color – Shonda Rhimes and Angie Martinez

Do you want to read new inspirational, autobiographical books by women of color? While I have not read these yet, they are certainly on my list: Shonda Rhimes’ the Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person. The creator of Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away with…