Posts Tagged ‘Ian Cheney’

Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ian Cheney, Edith Widder

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

We hope that the new year is off to a strong start for everyone! For some inspiration, here are the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers and change-makers:

 

Neil deGrasse Tyson is getting his own talk show on the National Geographic Channel, appropriately titled Star Talk.

 

Ian Cheney‘s latest film, The Search for General TSO, opens in theaters this month.

 

Head over to NPR and listen to Dr. Edith Widder talk about what it took to find the giant squid.

 

Over at WNPRNews, Dr. Robert Bullard discusses “Toxic Communities” and the Fight for Environmental Justice.

 

That’s all for this week —  Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the latest!


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Trending Now: Ian Cheney, Lateefah Simon, Charles Johnson

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Ian Cheney’s latest film, The Search for General Tso,  will be available in theaters and video-on-demand on January 2. Check out the newest trailer here!

 

Lateefah Simon, a MacArthur Fellowship winner for her civil rights work,  has been nominated for the San Francisco Chronicle’s newest award honoring the top Bay Area visionary.

 

Head over to The Guardian and check out Jessica Valenti’s editorial on the hashtag, #CrimingWhileWhite.

 

Writing for Tricycle.com, Charles Johnson recounts how his religious practice and creative work became expressions of one another.

 

Neil deGrasse Tyson meets with some extraordinary young men and women as he travels to the US Embassy in Barbados!

 

“NDT with members of the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group at U.S. Embassy Bridgetown”

“NDT with members of the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group at U.S. Embassy Bridgetown”

 

That’s all for this week —  be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the latest from our speakers!

 


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Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Hassan Abbas, Ian Cheney

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Here’s the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:

 

A BIG congratulations to Wade Davis on being one of the 2014 inductees into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.

 

Spencer Overton writes for the Huffington Post how the “White House Provides Leadership on Challenges Confronting Males of Color”.

 

The Hollywood Reporter gives Ian Cheney’s newest film, ‘The Search for General Tso’, a great review!

 

NPR sits down with Hassan Abbas for a candid discussion about who, if anyone, won the Afghanistan War.

 

What are the five questions that Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to know the answers to before he dies? Find out here!

 

Don’t miss the latest adventure from Emery Jones – Boy Science Wonder.

 

That’s all for us. Be sure to check back on Friday for our weekly video!


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What’s trending now: Michael Tubbs, Jessica Valenti, and more!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Here’s what is trending from some of our speakers, activists, and change makers:

 

The Huffington Post interviews Michael Tubbs and proclaims that the 23 year old councilman from Stockton, California will restore your faith in politicians.  True Son, a documentary film about councilman Tubbs, debuted last week at the Tribeca Film Festival.

 

In her latest column for The Guardian, Jessica Valenti explains that “feminists aren’t ‘man-haters’ – we just don’t like men who are sexist”.

 

With this year’s NFL draft set to be the first to feature an openly gay player, Bleacher Report describes how Wade Davis and others paved the way for Michael Sam.

 

GALO Magazine talks with filmmaker Ian Cheney about His Search for General Tso and America’s Love for the Famed Dish.

 

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check back Friday for our weekly video!


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Trending Now: Equal Pay Day, SNL, and The Search for General TSO

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Here’s what our speakers are up to this week:

 

Women’s rights leader and speaker Lilly Ledbetter joins President Barack Obama as he plans to sign two executive orders today to mark Equal Pay Day.

 

Check out a great spoof of Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson on Saturday Night Live (jump to 3:05).

 

Ian Cheney’s latest film, THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO hits the big screen in a few weeks at the Independent Film Festival of Boston.

 

At the Washington Blade, comedian and speaker Kate Clinton describes the importance of documenting the history of the LGBTQ movement.

 

Don’t forget to check out the latest adventure from Emery Jones – Boy Science Wonder.

 

That’s all for today  – be sure to check back on Friday for our weekly video!


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