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Rapunzel Jackson at The California African-American Museum


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This year Rapunzel Jackson participated in the California African-American Museum Mirror Mirror on the Wall: The Beauty Culture event, where we shared the film’s trailer to high school students from LA’s Dorsey and Hamilton high schools. Additionally, following the screening, alongside amputee and activist Apryl Michelle Brown, we participated in a conversation on how beauty is currently defined,

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Color Web Mag


Exclusive Interview:  Malia Dawkins, Writer Rapunzel Jackson Article on Color Web Mag FEBRUARY 6, 2015 by Monique Exclusive Interview: Malia Dawkins (Writer, “Rapunzel Jackson”) Malia Dawkins is known for her acting work on shows like Jonas and Wizards of Waverly Place, but now she’s adding the titles of screenwriter and producer to her list of talents. Dawkins’

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The Grio


New twist on Rapunzel in indie film ‘Rapunzel Jackson’ by theGrio | October 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM A new twist on the classic fairytale Rapunzel is seeking support on the crowdfunding site GoFundMe. The independent film, titled Rapunzel Jackson, is seeking $10,000 to create a film that’s “the story of a young girl being

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HelloBeautiful.com


‘Rapunzel Jackson’ Is The New Black Version Of The Fairy Tale Where The Main Character Gets A Perm To Land The Prince Oct 20, 2014 By Danielle Young There’s now a Black version of the classic German fairytale Rapunzel called “Rapunzel Jackson” but get this: the main character by the same namesake gets a perm in order

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For Harriet


‘Rapunzel Jackson’ Puts a New Spin on a Black Girl Coming of Age Story Sunday, October 19, 2014 by Kimberly Foster “Rapunzel Jackson” is an independent film based on the classic children’s fairytale. This take is much more relatable for many black women in girls. Rapunzel Jackson longs to be whisked into womanhood with a

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