Voices of Color In Animation

Characters of color are definitely underrepresented in the animation world, but these actresses and actors have been the voices of some amazing and iconic animated characters. Any of them surprise you?

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Former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown & Urban Farming

Ever heard of West Oakland Farms? Now you have! Established by former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown, age 72, West Oakland Farms is an urban garden, cooperative, business incubator, and prison re-entry program in the California's Bay Area. Check it out! https://youtu.be/3l3hMeeVSI0 Read More About West Oakland Farms

From School Bus to Financial Literacy Hub

Financial literacy is so important and something many of us need to work on. Bank accounts, balancing checkbooks, investing, the list goes on. Marsha Barnes saw a need and decided to fill it. Enter The Finance Bar, a 45-foot school bus turned financial literacy hub and we love it! https://finance.yahoo.com/video/meet-woman-turned-school-bus-163029615.html?format=embed Also check out TheFinanceBar.com!

Siza Mzimela: First Black Woman To Start An Airline

Siza's Fly Blue Crane is an airline that flies to several cities in South Africa, including Johannesburg. In the future, she hopes to expand flights to Botswana, Namibia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Zimbabwe. "The airline will aim to keep its current rates in order to make flying affordable for both business and … Continue reading Siza Mzimela: First Black Woman To Start An Airline

28 Picture Books By POC That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball

"Being a Black librarian I relished the opportunity, but I did point out that my offerings would avoid the typical fare of Black children’s books: boycotts, buses and basketball. We’ve picked up a few other hobbies since the 1960s, and there are hundreds of books to show for it. Here is a humble sampling of … Continue reading 28 Picture Books By POC That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball