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In episode three season three, and our third installment on the topic of same-sex marriage, a young woman confronts her boyfriend over his seemingly intolerant behavior.
In this episode addressing Marriage Equality, Shawna tries to convince her fiancée Victoria, that they deserve a wedding. There’s only one problem….
Written and Directed by Allen L. Sowelle, this episode features Elvina Beck and Joni Colburn.
In our third season of Front Seat Chronicles we are looking at a number of issues that cut across the cultural landscape. Up first is the topic of Marriage Equality for same-sex couples.
In this first episode, a protective father questions his daughter on the public display of affection by two gay teen classmates.
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A couple confronts the future of their relationship after a visit to the hospital.
Ten to Twenty years from now, no other race or ethnic group in the US will face a future as challenging as African-Americans. Unless things change. Unless we change.
A snapshot – a staggering number of African-American Males are either in prison, on parole, or probation – and on the verge of catching another case. Over half of all African-American teen girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. A rising number of African-American children are disproportionately living below the poverty line. HIV/AIDS related illnesses are the leading cause of death among African-American Women. Half of all African-American Teen Girls now carry an STI.
The big truth in all of this is every one of these systemic problems are preventable.
But prevention starts with awareness. Awareness can start with a conversation. This is the focus of this touching episode written by Cassandra Cooper.
Comprehensive Health Resources for Women of Color
Black Women’s Health Imperative
CDC’s study on HIV among African-Americans
The Body – The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
National HIV and STD Testing Resources
Front Seat Chronicles (FSC) is a series about transformation.
We’ve all had those transitional moments, those pivotal conversations in our lives with a spouse, partner, family member, or close friend. Be the conversations about a faltering relationship, a financial hardship, or the letting go of a loved one, with Front Seat Chronicles we peer into the moment as two people try to rise above, reconcile, or release their respective challenges.
Many of the stories are hopeful, some sad, but they all strive give us an honest view of where we are. Herein lies the aspiration, the lesson, and the dream. In addition to sharing these conversations with you, we will on occasion provide insights and/or links related to the topic of each episode.
Most important -Front Seat Chronicles is a collaboration of diverse and remarkable writers and actors lending their talents to facilitate conversation and understanding.
Inspired by The Conversation, a short story written by Mohammed Bilal, the Front Seat Chronicles series was created by writer/director Allen L. Sowelle, is produced by Josh Feinman, and shot by cinematographer Devon K. Lee.