Day 30 - Ashley Boone, Jr. - Movie Executive and Studio Head1938-1994 I wanted to end this month by tapping into my nerdier side, and talk about Star Wars. This franchise has spawned multiple movies, spinoffs, cartoons, specials, and of course billions of dollars in merchandise licensing. And arguably, without the marketing acumen of Ashley … Continue reading Day 30 – Ashley Boone, Jr.
Author: Aubree C.
Day 29 – Mia Yamamoto
Day 29 - Mia Yamamoto - Veteran and Lawyer1943- Can you imagine fighting on behalf of a country that just a few years earlier had treated your family like they were enemies of the state? Being a racial or ethnic minority in the United States can be hard because there’s a certain allegiance or love, … Continue reading Day 29 – Mia Yamamoto
Day 25-28 – Participants in the Stonewall Riots
Day 25-28 – Participants in the Stonewall RiotsJune 28th, 1969 - Start of the Stonewall Riots Fifty-one years ago, marked day one of the multi-day rebellion known as the Stonewall Riots. As the larger society learns more about that historic night, some important names have become more recognizable. People like Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. … Continue reading Day 25-28 – Participants in the Stonewall Riots
Pride All Year! – Literati Press Bookshop List
My wonderful friends at Literati Press Bookshop in Oklahoma City, OK were kind enough to let me curate a Pride list of suggested reads for their Bookshop.org site. Give it a look. I wanted to add so many more, but I thought I'd stick with a few great ones from different genres. Remember, Pride lasts all year! … Continue reading Pride All Year! – Literati Press Bookshop List
Day 24 – Mia Mingus
Day 24 - Mia Mingus - Disability Justice Advocate1980- When I was in college, my mentor (and hardest professor) told me that true civil rights change comes from the work of individuals and groups, doing the job every day when all the cameras and celebrities have gone home. For me, Mia Mingus is one of … Continue reading Day 24 – Mia Mingus