Black Women, Hip-Hop & #MeToo: ‘On the Record’ Spotlights Music Industry

“On the Record”—which premieres on HBO Max on Wednesday, May 27—gives voice to women survivors, suggesting a pattern of predatory behavior from Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, who has been accused of assault by 20 different women.

“I would love to see our stories believed with the same passion and fervor that black women support and believe men when they say they have been victims of police brutality and violence.”

“Fundamental” Justice: Fighting Racism and Patriarchy

You’re invited to an exciting virtual screening + panel event, Thursday, May 28 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. (RSVP link inside!)

Brought to life by two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, “Fundamental” is a documentary film series highlighting the stories and voices behind grassroots organizations and community mobilizers working to support and uplift marginalized and historically oppressed people and communities around the world.

Menstrual Equity’s Red Carpet Moment

Rayka Zehtabchi stands out in this year’s pool of Academy Award nominees for Best Documentary Short—not only because she’s the only woman among them, but because her film “PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE.” also tells a uniquely female story that emerged from a transnational feminist coalition fighting for menstrual equity.