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April Reign is an influential and sought-after media presence, having built an organic following of over 125,000 worldwide.

Reign travels the country speaking at academic institutions and consulting with organizations, networks, and studios regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

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About April

April Reign practiced law for nearly twenty years, honing her talent for public speaking and persuasive writing, but it wasn’t until she walked away from her legal practice that she found her true passion. April is now the Senior Director of Marketing for Fractured Atlas, after a nationwide search for the newly created leadership position. Fractured Atlas is a nonprofit arts service organization that leverages technology to make the business of art easier for artists and small arts organizations. Reign leads the marketing and branding of Fractured Atlas’ products and services while partnering with the engineering team on product development.

As the Creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, April Reign challenges the lack of representation of marginalized communities in Hollywood and beyond. Reign sustains a movement that has resulted in the most systemic change ever seen in the over 80-year history of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. April Reign owned her opportunity, the results of which are reverberating throughout the entertainment industry.

Reign is an influential and sought-after media presence, having built an organic following of over 125,000 worldwide. Reign is able to capitalize on her strengths and pursue her calling, using her voice to spark dialogue and explore issues of race, politics and culture. April Reign now travels the country speaking at academic institutions and consulting with organizations, networks, and studios regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.

PhotoJournal

  • Happy to be here at @amhistorymuseum for America’s Musical Journey!
  • Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities will premiere nationally on the @PBS series @independentlens on Monday, February 19 at 9pm PT, and the live #HBCURising TwitterChat starts at 8:45pm PT. Join us! #HBCU #BHM
  • My love @ckmia made this for me based on my #WakandaForever look and I can’t stop playing it. #BlackPanther #art
  • When you go to #Wakanda, you have to be dressed appropriately. Thanks to @twitter #blackbirds for the @blackpanther screening last night. @amctheatres #movie #film #wakandaforever #BlackPantherLive

Hairstyle by @hairkrushstudio
  • 24 hours from now, I will be in #Wakanda for the first time. I am giddy with anticipation. #BlackPanther  #BlackPantherSoLIT
  • I just watched this documentary on Lorraine Hansberry from  @pbsamericanmasters. I thought I knew. I didn't know. She was phenomenal. Take the time to watch it. It's only available until Feb. 19. Do NOT miss this. Link is in my bio. #BHM  #InspiringWomanPBS #lorrainehansberry #araisininthesun #raisininthesun #broadway #playwright
  • Here for Opening Night of #Familiar, a play written by @danaigurira ! Also had the pleasure of seeing this work at @Phnyc. #openingnight #play #zimbabwe #woollymammoth #blackpanther
  • So @disney blessed me with a huge box of @blackpanther toys. Be on the lookout for them in your stores. The holidays will definitely be all #blackpanther everything. Swipe through for them all! #Disney #toys #collectible
  • ‪Y’all know I just met @jayrellis a week ago. Happy to share that he’s a Celebrity Ambassador for @ABFF! Get your passes today!  #ABFF2018 #WeAreABFF #BHM ‬
  • New article in @hollywoodreporter about when @taranajaneen and I met at #sundance, with shouts to @michaellatt, @franklinjleonard and @theblcklst. #metoo #oscarssowhite
  • Thrilled to be able to screen @blackpanther for young women of color & then participate in a panel discussion. If you know a young woman of color under age 26 who will be in NYC on Feb 18, have her use the #Eventbrite link on the flyer and come out! #representationmatters #oscarssowhite #blackpanther #woc
  • The @ABFF goes down in just a couple of months and I am one of your 2018 Ambassadors. Find out more in this video and get your tickets today! #WeAreABFF #ABFF2018
  • Mini Me. My hair could never. #NoFilter. #NoChemicals #naturalhair
  • Bout to be major.
  • ‪Bringing home these comfy @rootscanada sweats for Mini Me, purchased in Park City during #Sundance. And this post will help someone in @peacehousepc. #ShareTheWarmth ‬
  • Got to meet @chrissyteigen as she was supporting @johnlegend’s Film, Monster. She’s truly one of my favorite public figure accounts on Twitter. #Sundance #AprilAtSundance
  • Unbelievably excited to announce that I am a 2018 Ambassador for the @ABFF, June 13-17 in Miami Beach! Get your passes today! #WeAreABFF #ABFF2018
  • When you find just a second to breathe, you realize how utterly beautiful it is. #Sundance #AprilAtSundance