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'LikeWise Fiction' Podcast Will Showcase Short Stories by Marginalized People

Michael Sakasegawa is crowdfunding for a new audio compilation of short fiction from writers like José Pablo Iriarte and Esmé Weijun Wang. 

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'The Claudia Kishi Club' Explores 'Baby-Sitters Club' Member's Influence on Asian America

In Sue Ding’s upcoming documentary, Asian-American artists discuss what the ultra-fashionable babysitter meant for their cultural representation.

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Graphic Novel 'Elk Mountain' Tackles Xenophobia

Jordan Clark’s project features a Latinx immigrant superhero who disappears during a heated battle, leaving his tiny town of Elk Mountain to fend for itself.

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Syreeta Gates Chronicles Hip Hop Journalism History in 'Write On!'

Gates created a Kickstarter campaign to fund her documentary on the reporters and critics who influenced hip hop culture and music journalism. 

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Dr. Yaba Blay Brings 'Professional Black Girl' Back for Second NOLA-Focused Season

The scholar and writer launched a Kickstarter campaign to support the production of new episodes of her web series.

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This Media Platform Centers POC-Created Video Streaming Content

Third Space Media’s Faiza Farah wants to upgrade her Oakland-based enterprise into a full-fledged video streaming service for creators of color—and she turned to Kickstarter to make it happen.

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New Magazine Aims to Illuminate Asian Americans in All Their Complexity

Slant’d co-founder Katerina Jeng: ”By sharing real stories from real people, we are empowering Asian Americans to rewrite the narrative that has been historically written by non-Asians for far too long.”

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Brooklynites Tackle Gentrification with 'Brooklyn Deep'

The creators of the digital media platform launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their reporting on Brooklyn’s gentrification.

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New Card Game Questions What It Means to Be Black

Trading Races: The game where Rachel Dolezal and Rosa Parks duke it out for the sake of conversation.

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John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.

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Native Tongue Posse Members Relive Their Influential Peak in Upcoming Documentary

Director Omar Akil is running a Kickstarter campaign to complete his star-studded documentary about the iconic hip-hop collective.

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Designer Reinterprets 'Army Men' Toys As Proud Black Activists

“They carry no guns and are a tribute to a community that has come from so little to create opportunities that have led to so much,” said “Black Army Men” creator Arielle Wilkins. 

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Web Series Finds Comedy in Washington Heights' Gentrification Woes

The team behind “Guap” took to Kickstarter to fund the series’ pilot.

#FundraiserFriday: Rising Filmmaker Depicts a Millennial Black Woman's Journey to Islam in 'Jinn'

Nijla Baseema Mu’min’s Kickstarter campaign for her upcoming narrative film is just $2,000 shy of its $25,000 goal. 

#FundraiserFriday: This Comic's Dying Wish? To Film a Comedy Special

Quincy Jones hustles for stage time, even as he deals with the intensity of chemotherapy. 

Fundraiser Friday: Support 'The Enye (ñ) Experience,' a Deep Dive Into Latino Identity

Puerto Rican first-time filmmaker Denise Soler Cox needs your support to complete her touching documentary about Latino assimilation, culture and self-determination.

#FundraiserFriday: Leading DJs Create 'Dust + Dignity,' an Exhibit of More Than 100 Powerful Album Covers

Rich Medina and King Britt are among those involved in the project. 

Fundraiser Friday: 'Los Hilos Que Tejen' Shares Latinas' Powerful Stories

The Kickstarter campaign supporting the book project, which highlights the powerful stories of nearly two dozen Latinas, is entering its last week. 

Fundraiser Friday: 'Kid Impact' Comic Confronts Syrian Civil War Head-On

This giant-sized comic will follow a young Syrian refugee as he re-enters the war to save his cousin. 

Keith Beauchamp and Co. Raising Money On Kickstarter For New Emmett Till Movie

The director of “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” is joining forces with Whoopi Goldberg and others to create a new feature film, “Till.”