Storytelling

For Season 2 of 'The North Pole,' Rosario Dawson Proudly Wears Her Activist Hat

“The North Pole,” a web comedy about Oakland friends fighting gentrification, climate injustice and mass deportation, is entering Season 2. Here, co-executive producer Rosario Dawson reflects on how she got involved with the show and the political power of storytelling. 

WATCH: Danai Gurira on Empowering Women of Color in Storytelling

“The stories about Africans always somehow miraculously had a Western protagonist, and I was like, ‘Wow.’ Do we not merit our own ability to tell our own stories?”

Teju Cole did Something Brilliant on Twitter

A short story, 140 characters at a time.