Durham Needs A Living Wage!

I am very proud be on the steering committee for The Durham Living Project, a project of The People’s Alliance Fund in Durham, NC. I will be co-chairing communications and marketing as a part of an all-volunteer group of community members  - workers and employers - created a working group to get the program off the ground. This Project’s existence … Continue reading Durham Needs A Living Wage!


Jiggaboo...jigga...jigger...jig. As a journalist and documentarian, I am compelled to search out truth in my work and without bias of my own positionality in the world or in relation to the subject. Thus, I admit, I was offended when I learned my grandfather’s show, Harlem in Havana, was considered the carnival ‘Jig Show’. In my … Continue reading JIG SHOW!?

M.I. Screens at NCCU During Gender Reel Film Festival (9.19.14)

North Carolina Central University presents a special screening of M.I., A Different Kind of Girl, a documentary film by Leslie Cunningham. Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:00pm North Carolina Central University Michaux School of Education Auditorium 700 Cecil St., Durham, NC 27707 • 6:00pm - Doors open • 6:15-6:30 - Welcome from NCCU and the … Continue reading M.I. Screens at NCCU During Gender Reel Film Festival (9.19.14)