Tanya Steele is a filmmaker and cultural critic who resides in Brooklyn, New York. She received an M.F.A. from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is in development on two feature-length screenplays and is serving as writer and director of both. Follow her on Twitter: @
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
How Bree Newsome Allowed Me to Breathe (When Nothing Else Did)
On Friday, June 24, I turned on my television to watch the funeral for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, one of the nine people shot dead at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. President Obama sang “Amazing Grace” at a time when many in the nation are mourning not only for the lost...