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Branded Activism

Last year we witnessed a swarm of brands and multimedia conglomerates create entire marketing campaigns in support of the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and a number of other victims of police brutality. This movement was set in motion by the success of Nike’s Colin Kaepernick “Believe in Something” campaign in 2018. While other brands (*coughing* Pepsi) have tried and failed miserably to make a statement about racism, the Kaepernick campaign is still hailed as the first successful politically charged campaign in sports history in the ad world.
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No Longer Invisible: Asian American Activism, Then and Now

Being an Asian American in America has never been easy, and maybe never will. Even with support from surrounding POC...
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Find Your Why: Pushing Through Your Creative (or Career) Lull

5 Antidotes to Remember as You Push Through A Creative (or Career) Lull Passion. Let’s be real. It can be...
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Actress and filmmaker Giovannie Espiritu breaks barriers with short film Ally 3000

Her primetime credits include ER (NBC), Bones (FOX), Gilmore Girls (ABC) and Trauma (NBC). She starred in the Amazon series, “Dyke Central,” which was featured in After Ellen, BuzzFeed, Bust Magazine and Curve Magazine as a top LGBTQ series to watch. Most recently, Espiritu can be seen as Melody in the feature film “Middleton Christmas.”
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Perspective: Obstacles vs. Opportunities

During this global pandemic, everyone has had to deal with various types of setbacks and obstacles that are unique to them. Despite this, we have a choice in the way they perceive their situation and how they overcome them. Working to adjust to the sudden changes in life is great and productive, but what happens when the next unforeseen surprise happens?
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