When he made history in 2018 with his Academy Award win for Get Out, Jordan Peele described the work of his peers at this moment in our culture as a renaissance. But my mission is to create a world where sharing the diversity of our experiences is less of a moment and more of a permanent expectation of inclusion—so the work isn’t done.
Author: Leslie Fields-Cruz
Leslie Fields-Cruz is the executive director of Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, and the executive producer of the award-winning series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. As head of BPM she works to helps grow its resources, serves on film and television funding juries and speaks on panels at conferences and festivals around the world.