“We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
– in a letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963
During the 70’s Rita made her writing, producing and directorial debut with the award winning indie film “Breath Of Fire”. With a host of artists and activists including Dennis Hopper, Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Grandpa Samu, Leonard Crow Dog and Reyes Tijerina, she worked in Hollywood to unite people of color and stamp out misconceptions and stereotypes from the Entertainment Industry and the media.
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