NBPC’s Donna Hardwick takes to the pages of Huffington Post to share some opinions on the recent events in Ferguson, MO. Check out her inspired post.

Black lives matter. Despite what we’re seeing in media headlines, the actions of our courts and legal system and police departments everywhere — black lives matter and black stories help shed light on history of race in America and beyond.

Stories and storytelling is one of the strongest ways to share diverse narratives within our communities and beyond. Next week, the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) will kick-off its annual appeal to create a fund to support black stories and black filmmakers. We know that there are stories out there that need the support of this 35-year-old organization. We know that people need to feel there are ways to share positive, educational, important stories about the lives and history of African Americans and Africans.

Click here to read the whole story on Huffington Post Black Voices