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About Truth in Reality

Truth In Reality is a non-profit social advocacy organization pioneering a movement to change the imbalanced media depictions of women of color, especially on violent reality television. Through education, research, public awareness campaigns, social media engagement, strategic partnerships, and public commentary we aim to change society's acceptance of gender-based violence and ultimately reduce its incidence in the Black community. 

We are not anti-reality shows. We're against the unilaterally negative and stereotypical portrayal of Black women in all forms of media. 

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  • Upcoming events

    CBS Diversity to Host Private Event for the Redefining HERstory Documentary

    When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Where: Carla’s Café Ballroom @ CBS Studio City in Studio City, CA

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    This is an invitation only event. For additional information, please contact aja@truthinreality.org.

  • Featured Blog Post


    Prudential's Dorinda Walker Joins Truth In Reality's Board of Directors

    Truth In Reality is honored to announce that Dorinda Walker, Vice President, Consumer Strategy and Key Initiatives for Multicultural Marketing, Prudential U.S. Businesses has joined our Board of Directors. is a Vice President of Consumer Strategy and Key Initiatives within Multicultural Marketing for Prudential's U.S. Businesses. In this position, Walker is responsible for supporting U.S. Businesses to plan and execute profitable growth strategies among diverse consumer segments.  Her career has a particular focus on expanding new business opportunities among diverse markets, with an emphasis on strategic planning, targeted marketing, program management, event planning, and community engagement. Since joining Prudential in 1999, Walker has held a variety of roles within Group Insurance, Individual Life Insurance, and Finance.  Walker is past co-chair of the Black Leadership Forum, a business resource group at Prudential that provides personal and career development resources for African American employees. She is an Advisory Board Member of Hispanicize, a Board of Trustees member for Ironbound Film and Television Studios, and former Board of Trustees member for the Jersey Explorer Children's Museum. In her appointed role, Walker will guide Truth In Reality in the recruitment of potential partners and alliances, fundraising and board cultivation.
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