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Darryl Roberts

Agents of Change: 5 Enterprising People Worthy Of Your Attention

Greg Archer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Good News
Greg Archer

Sophia Turkiewicz They walk among us--those agents of change--but sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are, especially in an era that f...

Sexualized Culture Is Creating Mental Health Issues in Our Youth

Darryl Roberts | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Darryl Roberts

Combating the status quo and demanding more from the media we consume is only one part of addressing the mental health crisis engendered by the over-sexualization of young girls. The other part is to hold ourselves, and the people we know, accountable to make visible changes in the world around us.

Miss America Nina Davuluri Speaks About Need for Diversity at Anti-Bullying Symposium

Darryl Roberts | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Darryl Roberts

The most impressive thing to me about this 20 city anti-bullying symposium is that it came to fruition as a result of a 17-year-old girl speaking up and a multi-billion-dollar company listening.

One Valiant Teen Advocate Emerges From The Abercrombie & Fitch Drama

Greg Archer | Posted 08.08.2013 | Impact
Greg Archer

The power of one person can affect the many. And if you're doubting it, just turn your attention to Cali Linstrom, the 17-year-old high school student who, this week, addressed Abercrombie & Fitch executives in person in the aftermath of last week's significant protest.

Ambercrombie & Fitch Headquarters Protest Called Off

Darryl Roberts | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business
Darryl Roberts

This coming Monday May 20th, a HUGE protest was planned outside of the Abercrombie & Fitch headquarters in New Albany, Ohio.

Roger Ebert Changed My Life

Darryl Roberts | Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago
Darryl Roberts

I want to share with you the article that Roger did on me in the Chicago Sun-Times that literally changed my course as a filmmaker.

A Ride With Bradley Wiggins

Darryl Roberts | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Darryl Roberts

Shortly after the Tour de France, I was invited to do a long bike ride with Bradley Wiggins in his hometown in England. It was called my Ride with Brad.

Watch: 'The Thin Commandments' Know What They Are?

Posted 11.18.2011 | Black Voices

At first glance, Darryl Roberts is an unlikely advocate for healthy living. By America's standards (and recent "fat" guidelines, as he calls them) Rob...

Open Letter to First Lady Michelle Obama

Darryl Roberts | Posted 01.01.2012 | Parents
Darryl Roberts

If we could institutionalize your great message of exercise and eating a balanced meal, instead of dieting and focusing on losing weight, millions of people would be empowered to become healthy in a realistic way.

Children's Book Author, Filmmaker Weigh In On Kids' Dieting Controversy

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 12.14.2011 | Parents
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

The war on childhood obesity has been waging for some time now, but the battle over the best plan of attack is coming to a head this week. Why now?

It's Only a Mistake If We Don't Learn

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shannon Cutts

Our teens are growing up in a world where they have already decided that they are ugly and nothing can sway them from that "reality".

Ralph Lauren Boycott Ready to Blow Into the Windy City

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Greg Archer

In the wake of their gross transformative photoshopping fiasco, indie filmmaker Darryl Roberts is calling for Ralph Lauren to explain and apologize to women everywhere.

Skinny Reporting Misses the Point of Ralph Lauren Boycott

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Greg Archer

The images in Ralph Lauren's ads are linked to the promotion of eating disorders. They perpetuate the illusion that only when you achieve "thinness" will you be beautiful, adored and loved.

Ralph Lauren Boycott: Retaking Beauty

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Greg Archer

While touring with "America The Beautiful," Darryl Roberts says he has met more than 100,000 young women, the vast majority of whom have eating disorders or think they are ugly.

Miss Indiana Joins Ralph Lauren Boycott

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Greg Archer

Documentary filmmaker Darryl Roberts's boycott against Ralph Lauren is hardly showing any signs of malnutrition.

MTV Decides Not to Release New Show Model Maker

Darryl Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darryl Roberts

The proposed MTV show, Model Maker aimed to take 15 young women and turn them into high fashion models by forcing them to lose weight. Sounds disturbing, doesn't it?

MTV's New Reality Show, Model Makers , Puts Lives in Danger!

Darryl Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Roberts

While trying to cash in on America's impressionable youth, you are edging closer and closer to absolute moral and ethical bankruptcy.