Producer and oral historian Malinda Maynor Lowery on telling Lumbee history, food television, and the struggle for Indigenous political sovereignty.
Artist Sarah Stefana Smith about a poetics and politics of bafflement, Black feminist art, and artistic collaboration.
Feminist scholar Amber Jamilla Musser on aesthetics and racialized sexuality, the politics of co-authoring, and embodied knowledge.
Cultural producer and scholar Yaba Blay on colorism, being an insider/outsider in the academy, and how celebrating Black girl magic is key to how she imagines otherwise.
Ojibwe video artist and scholar Marcella Ernest on why representing Indigenous women require complex film techniques and how building a better world requires a new relationship between humans, land, and resources.
Filmmaker Aishah Shahidah Simmons on her award-winning film NO!: The Rape Documentary and how every one of us can help end violence in our communities.
Producer and author Felami Burgess on queer of color media representation and why now more than ever we need to braid art, activism, and academia to build better worlds.
Director Wazhmah Osman on her critically acclaimed documentary film, Postcards from Tora Bora, which recounts Wazhmah's return to her childhood home of Kabul, Afghanistan nearly 20 years after her family fled Cold War violence.
Open TV founder Aymar Jean Christian on producing independent web series by queers, women, and trans people of color.