Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer and Brooklynite who has co-written an award-winning film (2018 Manhattan Film Festival Winner: STORY AVE), produced on feature-length documentaries (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story), created and executive produced a digital documentary series (BET.com’s PRELUDE) and commanded media titles such as Editor-In-Chief of The Source, Creative Consultant (writer) for MTV2, Senior Writer at SLAM Magazine and Music Editor for XXL Magazine.

 

The cultural engineer’s vision, ideation and creativity in the marketing and branding space has satisfied powerhouse brands such as Nike, Hennessy, Apple, Translation, and Beats By Dre, to list a few.

 

Mr. Thompson has interviewed and written on some of the grandest names in entertainment –– Music (Jay-Z, Clive Davis), Hollywood (Chadwick Boseman, Dan Akroyd), Sports (Allen Iverson, Carmelo Anthony), Culture (Shepard Fairey, Oshea Jackson) –– while outsourcing his pen to esteemed publications like NPR, Billboard, and Medium. In 2019, Bonsu became a fellow of both Winter and Summer 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Labs. Twitter: @DreamzRreal

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April 23, 2021

At this moment in US judicial history, Black life matters

On April 20, 2021, blue could not eclipse Black. Derek Chauvin’s murder and manslaughter verdicts meant that in George Floyd’s case, America’s constitutional laws and rights held true — justice for all.