I wanted to see plays with characters who have a strong sense of self and like themselves and that’s what inspired me to create Changing Perceptions Theater.
We're not out to make the average passerby feel comfortable because most of the issues we address aren't comfortable.
When we remembered the "forgotten," we were able to do something, which was writing the film. It is important to remember the problem so that you can find a solution.
Each comic-book publisher has different styles, characters, stories and expectations, nevertheless our fierce authenticity establishes us as a relevant creator-owned publisher with a library of modern era intellectual properties
Shows are often so specific to a certain group or perspective that people who aren't exactly niched into it can't relate. Upstairs finds that sweet spot between generalities and specificity; it's called reality.
We need a stage and deserve one. I choose to use my power and voice now, not waiting until I’m grown and someone telling me what I can do to make an impact.
I see Bilingual Brown Babies as a movement that has upswelled to meet-ups in Spanish-speaking countries engaging with Spanish-speaking families within the African Diaspora. I see Bilingual Brown "babies" transitioning to Black Bilinguals and using their language repertoire to interact with the world in ways that support who they are as young people of African descent in this world.