Retaliation: A Novel is an ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
Accused: A Retaliation novel #2 is an Official In The Margins nominee
The Amazon Best Selling Series featuring Tisha Ariel Nikkole
Latest film project: Growing Up Positive
Growing Up Positive features two HIV activists, Hydeia Broadbent and Abigail Harrigan who speak about what it was like to go through puberty while being HIV+.
"I didn't only want to be known as the girl with AIDS," Broadbent shares in the film. "I didn't have to take any HIV medication until I started having sex," Harrigan testifies.
Although Broadbent and Harrigan share some similarities, with Broadbent being an African American and Harrigan being a white American, race quietly plays a note throughout the film.
Award Winning Web Series: Sources
Sources is a six episode series which features young adults speaking about their experiences with teen suicide.
The first couple of episodes feature middle school students sharing their stories. There is also a recent high school graduate sharing his experience with suicide.
The last couple of episodes feature adult who remember their feelings of suicide when they were teens.
To learn more about Sources, click here.
Best Selling Blueprint Series featured in Ebony, Essence & Teen People
Documentary: Can She Be Saved?
Can She Be Saved? explores girl fights and violence through the perspectives of 8th grade girls from Syracuse, NY.
After a group of girls had read her book, Retaliation, Yasmin Shiraz visited with them to discuss fights, retaliation and girl violence.
People say girls are getting more violent. It's interesting to hear what actual 8th grade girls had to say.
To learn more about Can She Be Saved?, click here.