21 Questions with Niko Crawford

AKIN gives cheers and talks with emerging playwright Niko Crawford. Asking the important questions; perspective on race, identity, assimilation, favorite karaoke song, and a scoop on his newest play before an upcoming reading.

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21 Questions with Ren Dara Santiago

AKIN takes out rising superstar playwright Ren Dara Santiago to happy hour out in New York. In these 21 questions we gain insight on Ren's professional, personal, and creative journey; with advice on what she sees as key to create honest true stories. Included is an excerpt from Santiago’s “The Siblings Play”

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Asshole!

African American writer Micheal McMillan is in disbelief at what the country has come to! Open letter to his fellow citizen, brothers and sisters, asking: Do we see whats going on? It’s almost disrespectful!

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The Easy Parts

It’s one thing when a boyfriends family accepts you but when a whole community does, you might start questions your place in appreciation vs appropriation. The cute blondie Tashiana Seebeck finds family in the Filipino Community.

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The Right Way

An open letter to the age old question POC are asked oh so often by our white peers… “So where are you from?” — “No like, where are you really from?” Write Carina Clores would like to let us know how she likes answering this quesiton.

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