Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Great 28 -Black Love 2014 Ifalade Ta'Shia Asanti

This sistah right here has been ahead of the game since I met her, and has not missed a beat in her forward strides to build strong, power full communities. Big up Ifalade Ta'Shia Asanti! www.tashiaasanti.com @tashiaasanti #Great28BL2014

About Ifalade

Ifalade Ta'Shia Asanti-Award-winning Journalist, Fiction Writer, Filmmaker, Poet & Producer

Ifalade Ta’Shia Asanti’s work as a cultural and spiritual educator, journalist, columnist and fiction writer have been written about in the New York Times, Advocate Magazine, TVguide.com, Denver Post and Entertainment Today. Ta’Shia has made regular appearances on nationally syndicated news and talk shows including Fox News, CBS, NBC, Good Day America and PBS. 

Ta’Shia is the author of three books, The Sacred Door: A Spiritual Guide to Power Living and The Seer: Legacy of Stone & Spirit and The Bones Do Talk. Ta’Shia has contributed her original writings to numerous books, anthologies, magazines and journals including Essence Mag.

Ta’Shia wrote, produced and co-directed two short films which achieved critical acclaim on the international film festival circuit (Train Station (USA 18min) and Rashida X: A Day in the Life of a Black Female Revolutionary (USA 21 Min). Ta’Shia has consulted on various distinguished film and TV projects.
A Short List of Ta’Shia Special Achievements, Nominations & Awards Include:

2011 Lambda Literary Foundation Fellowship Recipient for the UCLA Writer’s Program

Audre Lorde Black Quill Award-For Creating Positive Images of African-American Women in the Media

Seed Scholarship Award from the International Black Writers and Artists Organization to attend UCLA Writers Program

Kathleen Morris Award for Best Contemporary Fiction by a Woman of Color

Nominated for the Courage in Journalism Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Field of Journalism-International Media Women’s Foundation

African-Americans Who Make a Difference Award-Urban Spectrum Media Co.

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