Kickstarter

The Downside of the Internet: A Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raised Over $70,000

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Here’s news that will frustrate your aunt who makes potato salad at every cookout: there’s someone out there (Zack Danger Brown) who is about to earn $70,000 for it. And he’s getting paid by strangers on the internet. And he doesn’t even have a recipe...

‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Campaign Breaks Record With Number of Backers

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Congratulations are in order for LeVar Burton and his “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter campaign! The Kickstarter campaign to create a web version of the award-winning PBS show has broken the Kickstarter record for most contributors. Burton’s campaign amassed more than 97,000 contributors and nearly $5 million....

‘Africa Does Not Need A Savior, America Needs A Savior’

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Framed, a new film that rejects America’s white savior complex.

Edwidge Danticat’s ‘Caroline’s Wedding’ to Possibly Debut on the Silver Screen

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Another black woman win is (hopefully) about to be added to the big screen. In addition to Amma Asante’s Belle already gracing theaters right now and Lupita Nyong’o teaming up with Chimamanda Adichie for an Americanah adaptation, Edwidge Danticat is preparing for her work to make its screen debut. Writer...

LeVar Burton Wants To Kickstart ‘Reading Rainbow’

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  Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high, Take a look, It’s in a book…Reading Rainbow! If you’re someone who grew up in the 80’s, Reading Rainbow was a television staple. LeVar Burton made sure every kid was interested in books back...