How did 13% become 50%?
I am currently working as co-producer and outreach director for a documentary called Thirteen Percent, now in post-production by Dream Factory, a minority-owned media production company. We seek to answer how 13% of the population (African-Americans) have come to account for 50%of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Along the way, we have gained many insights… One of the common threads that has emerged...
Kony2012: Lessons for activists
Many people have already weighed in on the Kony2012 campaign launched by Invisible Children, but there are so many lessons it offers to other activists and cause-related NGOs that it is worth revisiting with a critical eye. After all, although we may not want to admit it (or we may think it is somehow of a higher order because of our good intent), advocacy of any kind is — by its very nature —...