Few studio and network executives today probably know that the landmark 1968 Kerner Commission ever existed, or what it aimed to accomplish.
Among the takeaways that emerged from the webinar discussion about the physical and mental toll on healthcare workers was the fact that the pandemic didn't necessarily cause the crisis, but it did stoke fuel on an already burning fire.
Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAW Committee of Women Writers, presented an online panel discussion about an issue that weighs heavily on young women affected by breast cancer, yet is rarely discussed.
How journalist John Hersey got the true story of the bombing of Hiroshima is the subject of Lesley M.M. Blume’s new book, "Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-Up and the Reporter Who Revealed it to the World." Blume, joined by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, discussed the book at a virtual panel discussion.
Our May 6 panel "The Black Birth Experience: Challenges, Joys and Justice" brought experts and TV writers together over the topic of why Black women are more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth than women in any other race group.
Hollywood, Health & Society brought together five leading creative talents behind current TV series that are changing up the narrative of what poverty looks like.
We brought together health experts and writers/producers to explore how racism, bias and a mistrust of the medical system all affect the outcome for young Black women with breast cancer, and the ways TV storylines can raise awareness about health disparities.