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  • We Have a Winner! – DC Black Film Festival

    We Have a Winner! – DC Black Film Festival

      We are so honored to snag a win at the DC Black Film Festival last night. This project has been a multiyear venture with so many more elements yet to be released. Director Gemal Woods is looking to capitalize on this win to push for a broadcast version of this most wonderful concept birthed in Washington DC by none other than the multitalented Christylez Bacon. Keep an eye out for a screening at a festival near you and hopefully […]

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  • Chonya Davis Johnson – America’s 5 Minute Advocate

    Chonya Davis Johnson – America’s 5 Minute Advocate

    CHONYA JOHNSON is America’s 5 Minute Advocate, Government Affairs consultant. She has trained thousands of citizens advocates from all over the United States to effectively influence Congress, state, and local governments. She is a former Legislative staffer, who worked for over a decade in the United States Congress. While working in Congress she gained valuable, first-hand experiences of the intricacies of government practices and the concerns of advocates, constituents and businesses. Chonya develops interactive advocacy training seminars for citizens and […]

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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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  • Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies – The Librarian

    Kelly Elaine Navies is an Oral Historian, librarian, writer, cultural heritage specialist and mother. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library – Central Library The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, the central library of the DC Public Library, opened on August 21, 1972. An extensive study by the firm of Booz, Allen and Hamilton had established the need for a new central library in the downtown business district. The original Carnegie Library, opened in 1903 at Mount Vernon Square, was […]

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  • Profile: Culture Shock DC

    Profile: Culture Shock DC

    Culture Shock® DC is a part of a network of Culture Shock® organizations around the country and in Canada who bring the power and beauty of hip-hop to diverse audiences via professional entertainment, dance education, and community enrichment programs. http://cultureshockdc.org

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  • Profile: Wax Candle Company by Jennifer Bryant

    Profile: Wax Candle Company by Jennifer Bryant

    Wax Candle Co. is a Washington, DC based boutique candle company that pairs all-natural soy candles with DJ curated mixtapes to create a unique aromatherapy listening experience. Wax is the brainchild of Jennifer Bryant, a proud 2007 graduate of Howard University. The idea for Wax grew out of Jennifer’s own afterwork ritual of coming home after a long day, lighting candles and listening to records. Music and candles instantly melted away the stresses of the day and helped to create […]

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  • Spaces: Malcolm X / Meridian Hill Park feat. the Cornel West theory

    Spaces: Malcolm X / Meridian Hill Park feat. the Cornel West theory

    Meridian Hill Park is a structured urban park located in the Washington, D.C neighborhood of Columbia Heights; it also abuts the nearby neighborhood of Adams Morgan. The park was designed and built between 1912 and 1940. This 12 acre (49,000 m²) formally landscaped site is maintained by the National Park Service as a part of Rock Creek Park, but is not contiguous with that much larger nearby park. Meridian Hill Park is bordered by 15th, 16th, W, and Euclid Streets […]

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  • DeShuna Spencer – Combining Social Activism with Journalism

    DeShuna Spencer – Combining Social Activism with Journalism

    DeShuna Spencer is Founder/Publisher of emPower magazine. Spencer is also the producer and radio host of emPower Hour on DC’s 89.3 FM WPFW, where she discusses social justice and human rights issues. A Memphis native, Spencer graduated from Jackson State University where she studied communications and journalism. She has written for The Clarion-Ledger, The Oakland Tribune, the Crisis Magazine, AOL and the Washington Examiner. A former AmeriCorps*VISTA, Spencer was recently named 40under40 by The Envest Foundation and received a “Who’s […]

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  • Rallo Boykins: Higher Education

    Rallo Boykins: Higher Education

    Funny man Rallo Boykins serves up some perspective on the cost of education. http://twitter.com/#!/ralloboykins

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  • Victor Ekpuk: A Picture is a Thousand Words

    Victor Ekpuk: A Picture is a Thousand Words

    “The central theme of my work is the exploration of the relationships, challenges and responses to changes that characterize the human condition. Of particular interest to my project is Nsibidi, an indigenous African system of writing that employs graphic signs, and codes to convey concepts. Inspired by this ancient writings, forms in my works are reduced to basic essence resulting in new symbols or codes in script-like drawings that are used to express contemporary experiences. When combined with Nsibidi signs, […]

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