Allison Norlian is a three-time Emmy-nominated journalist who co-founded a production company focused on telling unheard stories about underrepresented populations.
"Peace is not going to rain on us. Peace is something we have to make. We have to build it. It's going to take sacrifice."
"I think this is an opportunity for people with disabilities and allies to demand better."
The “in-between” can be a lonely place—growing up Black in the capital of the Confederacy can make it even lonelier.
Yet here she was, about to make the biggest pitch of her life: requesting a promotion to staff writer on the sixth and final season of a show some call the best on television.
“There’s a specific flavor of darkness that only comes from an inner scream ..."
That’s when she says she had her Slumdog Millionaire moment: the moment her training in the arts, animation, theater, film, and television all came together.
But instead of falling victim, she became independent, argumentative, curious, and precocious.
“It really did feel like, ‘We’ve never seen one of your kind before.’”
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