Still I Rise centers the stories of freedom fighters, Holly Joshi and Leah Albright-Byrd.
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Authentic, dynamic and relatable - you couldn't invent more compelling protagonists than Holly and Leah if you were writing fiction. The documentary weaves the personal stories of two Bay Area activists with public speeches from celebrities and activists who share a common goal - uplifting Black women.
Their work highlights how Black women and girls face ongoing and outsized sexual exploitation as part of the legacy of slavery in America. Featuring powerhouse vignettes with celebrities, activists and academics: Professor Kimberle Crenshaw, Alicia Keys, Viola Davis, Gabrielle Union, Jada Pinkett Smith, Angela Davis and Patrisse Cullors. We invite you to watch, enjoy and share widely.
Forms of Abolition:
Awareness, Prosecution, Empowerment
Forms of Slavery:
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