Hollywood: Her Story featured in eBella August/September 2020 magazine

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The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920 earning women in the United States the right to vote. At around the same time, women who had creatively dominated the film industry saw their prominence in the field turned over to men, who recognized the money-making possibilities of the growing industry.

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July 2020 Newsletter – Honoring Women of Color in the Silent Film Era

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A quote good enough to repeat from last month’s newsletter is from Oscar-winner Viola Davis, “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.” In this newsletter, we profile women of color during the silent film era whose contributions to the movie industry were hard-earned and the obstacles that they encountered underappreciated. They took whatever opportunities came their way to demonstrate their talents.

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Hollywood: Her Story featured On Mic with Jordan Rich

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Hooray for Hollywood!  More specifically Hooray for the women who made extraordinary contributions to American cinema for over 100 years.  It’s all documented in a beautiful book of photos and essays from the silent era to today called “Hollywood: Her Story, an Illustrated History of Women and the Movies.” Authors Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges unveil rarely told stories about pioneering women writers, producers, directors and actresses.  A treat for film fans.

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