By: Imani LaTortue (Above: Mayor Muriel Bowser promises transparency in her administration to Ward 6 residents.) WASHINGTON – District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser visits a Ward 6 ANC meeting and tries to ensure residents that affordable housing and locally owned businesses stays are priorities. During the November ANC 6D business meeting, residents had the opportunity […]Read More Mayor Bowser Attempts Transparency with Residents at ANC Business Meeting
By: Amiyah King WASHINGTON – Crusted with an array of broiled cheeses, the contents of the small bowl rose to a boiling temperature and bubbled at its peak. The soup blew steam in my face that I cooled with a light blow. The soft jazz in the background added to the aura of tranquility in […]Read More Wonder Where All the Top-suited Millennials are Headed at Lunch? Stop at Kinship to Find Out.
By: Charity Hester WASHINGTON – The young boy dressed in black and white could be viewed as staring into the distance with a look of confusion. He was barefoot with his clothes disheveled and hair all over his head sitting on a stoop, which told the story of what his life entailed: a life no […]Read More Jim Crow: Neglected Weeds at The Anacostia Arts Center
By: Charity Hester WASHINGTON – Project Create has a mission to make arts education accessible to promote positive development in children who are homeless or poverty-stricken. This non-profit organization was started in 1994 by Reverend John W. Wimberly, Jr., the pastor of Western Presbyterian Church in Northwest, Washington, D.C. Wimberly brought art into his community […]Read More Project Create: Creative, Fun, and Expressive
By: Kyra Azore WASHINGTON – Artists and art enthusiasts gathered to network and openly discuss the business side of art as sweet melodies of Lauryn Hill echoed through the faux grass and art covered walls. The event entitled “Art of Business – Business of Art” was the last installment in a series focused on expanding […]Read More “The Art of Business: Turning Your Passion Into Profit”
By: BreAnna Bell HYATTYSVILLE, Md. – An internationally acclaimed artist known for teaching printmaking and drawing at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia has an exhibit on display at the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (PAAC) in Hyattsville. Chadwick Tolley is one of many artists who have found PAAC welcoming and supportive to the artist community. The […]Read More Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Adds Color to Hyattsville Life