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Maori Karmael Holmes

Maori Karmael Holmes is a curator, filmmaker and writer. She founded BlackStar and serves as its Artistic Director and CEO. Her writing has most recently appeared in The Believer,, Film Quarterly, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance, and We Inspire Me. Maori was a 2019-2020 Soros Equality Fellow and is currently a Visitin Scholar at the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania.