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Birthday
13, 1985
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Filmmaker and activist best known for her 2012 video "SHAKE IT LIKE AN ETCH-A-SKETCH!" which satirized presidential candidate Mitt Romney. She is also the frontman for the Charlotte-based band Powerhouse.

Before Fame

While still in high school, she won a $40,000 scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her animated short "THE THREE PRINCES OF IDEA."

Trivia

She won a PSA contest sponsored by MTV and her alma mater the Tisch School of the Arts with her short "Your Ballot, Your Voice."

Family Life

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, she has been a staunch advocate for voting rights in the state.

Associated With

She was interviewed by Amy Goodman after she was arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House.