Day: November 20, 2012

SESAME STREET PUPPETEER AND VOICE OF ELMO RESIGNS AMID UNDERAGE SEX ALLEGATIONS

The Sesame Workshop has announced today that Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned. Clash who is also the voice of Elmo has stepped down amid underage sex allegations. Last week, a 24-year-old ‘male model’ Sheldon Stephens publicly accused Clash of having a sexual relationship with him when he was 16 years old (underage across the pond), only to recant his statement one day later, and a second lawsuit was reportedly filed by another individual today. In a statement the Sesame Workshop said: Sesame Workshop’s mission is to []

THE BLACK LINE: A PROFILE OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN (TRAILER)

Here is your first first look at acclaimed documentary filmmaker D. Channsin Berry’s The Black Line: A Profile of the African-American Woman. The 75-minute documentary features a broad spectrum of other African American women (67 women from all over the country), who provide a unique insight into their thoughts, practices, and feelings, revealing a consistent thread of shared truths and experiences that transcend socio-economics, cross regions, religions, sexualities, and professions – a journey of exploration and discovery of the history and future of African Americans as []