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Anne Thornley-Brown

Anne Thornley-Brown, President, Executive Oasis International

Anne Thornley-Brown, M.B.A. is a team building facilitator, corporate event planner, professional actress, and professional blogger. Anne is the President of Executive Oasis International, a Toronto team building and management consulting firm that has served clients from 16 countries in North America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

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Spike Lee Is Giving a New Generation of Filmmakers a Voice

Since 1993, Spike Lee's Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks has tackled tough issues and produced compelling drama that has gives a voice to communities that are underrepresented in mainstream media. Today, Spike Lee is giving a new generation of filmmakers a leg up and giving other communities a voice.
02/13/2015 05:40 EST
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The Miss Universe pageant promotes racial biases and beauty stereotypes

Last night, not one African or Caribbean contestant who was not clearly of mixed heritage made it to the top 15, not one. This is 2015 not 1955. What message did last night's Miss Universe pageant send to young ladies or young men for that matter? If you're not white or near white and you don't have long hair you're not attractive or desirable? The judges really need to park their own biases at the door. If they can't then care needs to be made to select judges who don't have racial biases and a rigid idea of what beauty looks like.
01/28/2015 05:22 EST
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How Racial Stereotypes Prevent Team Building

One of the most important aspects of building effective teams is to select the right team members in the first place. Stereotypes cloud perceptions, significantly reducing the likelihood that candidates will get fair consideration and the best candidate will be selected.
01/30/2014 08:07 EST
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Miley's Twerking Does Not Represent Black Culture

There is no single "black" culture. Blogger Anne Theriault crossed the line when she equated Miley's vulgar gyrations with "black" culture. Culture is reflected through language, dress, music, art, cuisine. Vulgarity is not culture.
08/29/2013 12:30 EDT