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Sabrina Crews


Location icon United States

Public media professional with a passion for service journalism and digital publishing.


Selected Work

Why Your Valentine's Day Fails Aren't Entirely Your Fault

Are your expectations too high? Most likely. But there's more to the story. On a recent snowy day at Rewire headquarters in the Upper Midwest, our regularly scheduled staff meeting switched from work to other things - in this case, the Valentine's holiday.

Unearth Women
A Feminist City Guide to Porto

Dating back to Roman times, Porto is anything but antiquated. Nightlife doesn't start until morning, tourism is booming, and Port wine is flowing. At the heart of this effervescent coastal metropolis-with its crooked cobblestones, baroque architecture and renowned historic center, the Ribeira-is an empowered female citizenry.

BARBARELLA Without Jane? Impossible.

Sabrina Crews| During my recent volunteer shift at the Trylon, I watched a dazed, nineish-year-old boy walk out of Police Story. The kid, a little breathless, looked up at his guardian and, referencing a trailer he'd seen earlier, said, "Dad, whoa. What was up with that, that Barbarella?" Dad shot...

Star Tribune
Seeing the world: 31 highlights from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Gripping narrative films from the U.S. to South Korea to Syria. Documentaries about some legendary creators and critics. The proverbial "everything in between." The 38th annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (through April 20) has it all, with 150-plus features and over 100 short films from more than 100 countries and cultures.

Nonprofit Quarterly
#InstaSwap Sweeps NYC Museums

Instagram is revolutionizing the art world, and Tuesday's #MuseumInstaSwap initiative is yet another example. For 24 hours, museums across New York shared images from another institution's collection.

Center for Victims of Torture
Culturally-Sensitive Dolls Welcome Refugee Children to U.S.

Gail Harvey's business is the doll business. The CVT volunteer and donor sews clothing for collector dolls typically purchased by adults, but has long been fascinated by the doll as a toy and its role in a child's development.

Torture and Enhanced Interrogation: A Reference Handbook
Ten Myths About Torture

It all started with a simple question: "Dad, what are you doing for human rights?" By Sabrina Crews.

Center for Victims of Torture
Breaking the Silence on Sexual Assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and as an organization that extends healing care to survivors of torture, we at CVT are sadly all too familiar with the topic. Many of our clients have endured sexual torture, a weapon of war intended to wound, humiliate and silence individuals and communities.

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