Poet & Playwright, Chinaka Hodge: Writing the Words to Change the World

Chinaka Hodge is a poet, author and playwright working in Los Angeles, California.  She began performing spoken word poetry when she was a teenager and performed on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry, and was the San Francisco Bay Area Teen Poetry Slam Champion in 2001.  She was also a member of the winning Berkeley/Oakland […]

Kamran Pasha: One of the First Successful Muslim Filmmakers in Hollywood

UPDATE: Kamran Pasha is now the Co-Executive Producer and head writer for Disney’s new Tron television series. Kamran Pasha is a filmmaker and author born in Pakistan. He is the author of Shadow of the Swords, a novel about the Third Crusade, and Mother of the Believers, a story about the prophet Muhammad’s wife, Aisha. […]