2022 Update of HFPA’s Inclusion of Black Journalists

Nearly a year has passed since The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) came under scrutiny for not having a single Black journalist in their organization. With the Golden Globes fast approaching, it’s essential to determine if the institution has made any changes. During last year’s Golden Globes, a variety of Black-led films with Oscar-winning potential…

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‘Encanto’ Rejects Harmful Stereotypes and Embraces Authenticity

By Michelle Marie Rodriguez Cover Photo Credit: Disney Latinx people are continuously misrepresented in television and film. Disney’s Encanto rejects those misrepresentations and celebrates the authenticity of Colombian culture, challenging media makers to tell Latinx stories with dignity and truth.  If we look at films and television shows that represent Colombia, we see plotlines that…

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Episode 2 of ‘Just Breathe’: Combat Holiday Stress

The holiday season can trigger depression and cause one to feel overwhelmed. With the right tools, you can have a stress-free season! The host of our series Just Breathe, Brittany Armstrong, has three simple tricks to combat holiday stress. 1. Know Thy Calendar Brittany suggests that one of the best ways to stay stress-free during…

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Check Out Our New Series on Mindfulness!

Brittany Armstrong at Breakthrough

We’re proud to introduce our newest series about mental health and wellness, Just Breathe. Your host Brittany Armstrong, a Black, disabled wellness practitioner, will help you live your best life through tips and guided exercises throughout the series. In episode one, Brittany introduces mindfulness as a technique where someone gives their full attention to the…

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I’m thrilled to be joining the Breakthrough family.

– A Message from Nakisha M. Lewis – I would like to take a moment to introduce myself as the new President & CEO of Breakthrough U.S. I’m thrilled to be joining the Breakthrough family. I feel that Breakthrough and I have evolved toward each other, coming together at just the right moment in our…

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Introducing the new President and CEO of Breakthrough U.S.

– A message from Sunil Savkar, Chair, Breakthrough Board of Directors – On behalf of the Board of Directors of Breakthrough U.S. (formally known as Let’s Breakthrough, Inc.), I’m excited to share with you some major news about the Breakthrough family and its future. It is my great honor to introduce you to the new…

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