Posts From the monthly archives: "November 2019"

by Anita Estell, Esq. As a nonprofit platform, XXTRA Special and Free provides curated full-length films and videos relevant to women of color. The works we showcase are produced by publicly financed organizations, such as PBS and their partners.  We recognize the need to amplify great work and to connect women of color to…(Read More)

Burning Cane movie trailer

By Anita R. Estell, Esq. Burning Cane is a provocative and deliciously disturbing film. The film already has received the Tribeca Film Festival’s highest award in addition to enthusiastic reviews in the U.S. and abroad. As a writer and director, nineteen-year-old Philip Youmans (That’s correct. Only 19 years old!) firmly…(Read More)

National Leaders Green Light Women of Color Executive Leader Accelerator and Alliance   As a follow-on to the Leaky Pipes: Influencer Solutions Forum that took place in Crystal City, Virginia on October 16, 2019, the Civic Engagement Leadership Institute for Everyone (CELIE) announced the development of a new program to promote the advancement of…(Read More)