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A Hollywood Voice Shakes, With Purpose

In the recently released Hollywood thriller “Us,” there is an eerie addition of vocalizations woven into the story, creating a scratchy, staccato sound which is not quite identifiable.  This is Lupita Nyong’o as her villainous doppelganger character, and she worked and studied hard to create such a jarring quality to her speech. The sound created… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »