Being “Forgiven”: An Interview with Playwright/Screen Writer Michael Ashton

Michael Ashton is a playwright and screenwriter from Dundee, Scotland. After serving in the British Army, he studied law and became a legal counselor specializing in human rights. In 2008, after battling drug and alcohol abuse, Ashton was convicted of fraud, which landed him in prison for 18 months. Determined to turn his life around […]

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The Truth About “Prison”: An Interview with Filmmaker/Activist Matthew Cooke

Matthew Cooke is not just a filmmaker, but an avid social activist whose work has received top honors. A documentarian whose work has earned him Academy Award nominations and several accolades, Cooke has been a member of Sankofa, Harry Belafonte’s organization of artists for social change; and his latest film, a four-year project entitled Survivor’s […]

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