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  • Profile: Entrepreneurship with Rabia Kamara & Ruby Scoops

    Profile: Entrepreneurship with Rabia Kamara & Ruby Scoops

    Located in Washington, D.C., Ruby Scoops is a local and online retailer of premium small batch ice creams, sorbets, sherbets, and desserts, all handcrafted and scratch made in Union Kitchen by Chef & Owner, Rabia Kamara. http://www.rubyscoops.com ABOUT RUBY SCOOPS Ruby Scoops came to fruition October 2014, when Rabia noticed the increasing rarity of consistent high quality local desserts. She decided it was time to help change that, all the while beginning to take steps to work for herself. Ruby […]

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  • Ameca Reali: Her Love for All Things New Orleans

    Ameca Reali: Her Love for All Things New Orleans

    Ameca Reali (BA, SUNY, Buffalo; JD, Loyola College of Law, New Orleans) was born and raised in a small town in Upstate, NY. She is one of three children raised by a single parent in public housing. From an early age her mother taught the principles of service to others and the community and advocacy through her work in the community. Ameca graduated Cum Laud with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University at Buffalo in 2006. She […]

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  • Vera Oye Yaa-Anna: Food

    Vera Oye Yaa-Anna: Food

    Vera Oye Yaa-Anna, affectionately known as Auntie Oye, is executive producer of a West African dinner theatre, Palaver Hut. She teaches personal narrative to youth and adults through storytelling, dance, music, theatre and cuisine, transforming performance settings into West African villages. Her focus on storytelling as a healing art extends to her work as an artist-in-residence at Smith Farm, a health, education and arts organization for those affected by serious illness. http://www.oyepalaverhut.org/

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  • Café Reconcile: The Ministry of Reconciliation

    Café Reconcile: The Ministry of Reconciliation

    In 1996, Rev. Harry Tompson, S.J., then pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, joined with concerned community members Craig Cuccia and Tim Falcon to address the system of neglect, violence, and generational poverty that had plagued out-of-school youth in New Orleans’ troubled Central City neighborhood. Gathering with likeminded community activists in prayer, research, and dialogue, the group worked hard to understand the difficult social reality. They consulted newspapers, police reports, television news, and existing research, and they shared their own personal […]

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  • Episode #7: Fresh & Fabulous Foods with Lauren Von Der Pool

    Episode #7: Fresh & Fabulous Foods with Lauren Von Der Pool

    Chef Lauren Von Der Pool is the founder/ CEO of the Green non-profit Von Der Pool Gourmet & Healthy Living Services Inc. that teaches inner city communities healthy living services and agricultural awareness. Von Der Pool is also the CEO and head Chef of Von Der Pool Gourmet, Inc., as well as a world renowned celebrity chef specializing in exotic, vegan and raw food cuisine. She arose from humble beginnings at the age of 16 selling her raw pies outside […]

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  • Michon Boston: Last Meal

    Michon Boston: Last Meal

    Michon Boston worked in national television programming for PBS, produced public programming and events for cultural organizations, and created partnerships between public and private organizations for special campaigns and outreach initiatives including the Big Read (a project of the National Endowment for the Arts), the Independent Television Service (ITVS) Community Cinema, ITVS Global Initiatives series with Meridian International Center, Filmfest DC, and WHUT for the broadcasts of Ken Burns’ “Baseball: The Fifth Inning,” “Blueprint America,” “Looking for Lincoln” with Henry […]

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  • Michon Boston: Her Passion for Food

    Michon Boston: Her Passion for Food

    Michon Boston worked in national television programming for PBS, produced public programming and events for cultural organizations, and created partnerships between public and private organizations for special campaigns and outreach initiatives including the Big Read (a project of the National Endowment for the Arts), the Independent Television Service (ITVS) Community Cinema, ITVS Global Initiatives series with Meridian International Center, Filmfest DC, and WHUT for the broadcasts of Ken Burns’ “Baseball: The Fifth Inning,” “Blueprint America,” “Looking for Lincoln” with Henry […]

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  • Aki Jamal Durham: Bacon Addict

    Aki Jamal Durham: Bacon Addict

    Aki is a multitalented actor, artist, writer and host from Pittsburgh, Pa. https://mossercasting.agencyprosoftware.com/talentwebsite/index.php?srchpath=/akijamal

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