What does it mean to bet on yourself? That's what Hannah Sung, Garvia Bailey, and Nana aba Duncan did when they started Media Girlfriends, a podcast production company led by women of colour working towards more inclusion, diversity and perspectives in media.
The death of George Floyd ignited a reckoning across every facet of our society. In media, conversations about anti-Black racism have given weight and prominence to stagnant discussions about newsroom culture and composition—and the biases found in coverage of Black, Indigenous and people of colour. Is this the year meaningful change will finally happen?