From the Instagram profile of Mykki Blanco, who portrays Joan of Arc in the Dark Ballet video.
This video is the first time I have ever worked with a Black director, a genius of a man Emmanuel Adjei.
This video is the first time I have ever worked with a female owned and run production company, Ready to shoot.
Madonna you lift people up, you understand where your achievements have placed you and you extend your hand, your mind and your heart and you UPLIFT!
I hope the messages and metaphors in this video are understood. I hope that people watch it, pause for a moment and reflect and watch it again.
The Stigma surrounding those living with HIV is all too real. Systematic Oppression is not a buzzword.
Institutional Racism is not a trending topic.
Misogyny, Transphobia and Homophobia are things we have to actively dismantle. We have to stay vigilant and unafraid to be militant when others may want us to appear palatable.