The Scenario


When White People Make Racist Mistakes

by Janee Woods

Recently, we’ve had a slew of high profile examples of privileged white people acting like, well, privileged white people. Setting aside Iggy Azalea being willfully oblivious to her misappropriation of black culture or Sean Penn’s green card “joke” at the Academy Awards, which were not even arguable mistakes of racism, let’s look at the instances … Read More »

powerpuff girls feature

The Powerpuff Girls Are Flying Back to TV

by Desiree Browne

My inner middle schooler just did a cartwheel. Buttercup, Blossom, and Bubbles, the adorable and ass-kicking sisters known as the Powerpuff girls will be zooming back to Cartoon Network next year. In a recent statement, network chief Rob Sorcher said, “We are calling these girls back into action based upon an overwhelming demand for sugar, spice and … Read More »

Film News


#BlackLivesMatter Film Series at Imagenation

by Angela Bronner Helm

“Who frames the conversation?” This was the question asked by Gabe Tolliver, former journalist and director of “Fleecing Led Zeppelin,” a 20-minute short that was featured in the #BlackLivesMatter Film Series at the Harlem-based Imagenation Raw Space on Tuesday evening. The film is inspired by a true story about $200,000 that went missing from the legendary … Read More »

Education Now


Online Workshop:  Using Media For Social Justice

by Scenarios USA

In an unprecedented partnership between two educational organizations that believe student led classrooms are crucial in actively engaging students using a social-emotional learning approach, Bank Street College of Education and Scenarios USA have collaborated to present a four week online workshop titled: Using Media for Social Justice. Beginning February 24-March 20, 2015, this workshop will … Read More »

YouTube Video Feature of the Week

This week in the spotlight is Life’s Poison , Directed by Malcolm D. Lee

“I learned the importance of letting my voice be heard. Even when I don’t think I have an opinion, I have to dig deeper and find out what I really think and want to express. Shrugging my shoulders and saying, ‘I don’t care,’ is no longer an option.” - Winning Youth Writer Angileece Williams