Zora Holness, part 2 | Generation Hope | Season 2 Episode 4
We hope you enjoy the second half of Cali’s conversation with Zora Holness. In this episode Zora talks about lack of access and representation in media and the commodification of Black culture.
Zora is a 2019 graduate of the University of Maryland, who is a passionate and active member of her community, working alongside various organizations to educate and provide resources to help uplift her neighbors. Outside of her activism, Zora is a huge tv lover with a particular interest in diversity and inclusion on-screen and behind the scenes. She loves to engage in tv discussions so follow her on twitter to chat or just for some good recommendations!
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