Recycling, cutting off lights, and energy conservation are all the rage
around Earth day, but soon after, we are lulled back into a sense of
complacency. Yet, global warming is our ever-present companion. Commit to lifestyle changes that can make a real difference in the
efforts against global warming. Spread the word and encourage similar
conservation actions in the workplace or at your school. Going green
isn’t a passing fad; it’s a necessity for the future viability of our
Opening night of the 6th Annual African Diaspora International Summer
Film Series at The Riverside Theater in NYC kicked off with a screening
of Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story, the sad and sometimes hilarious story
of six oppressed women in Egypt who triumph in the face of adversity,
gender-based stereotypes and politics. It was the perfect eye-opening
lead-in for what can only be described as cinematic bliss for the foreign film lover.
African-Americans in the comics industry may be a rare concept, but they
are making more than a little noise. In fact, while their contributions
may go unnoticed by the general public, they have helped changed the
face of the field.