AllEyesOnDC Host and Founder Sam P.K. Collins (also known as Ras Plo Kwia Glebluwuo)is a grassroots journalist and educator with multidisciplinary experience as a writer, editor, producer, researcher, and filmmaker. His grassroots news brand AllEyesOnDC serves as part of his effort to shed light on issues that affect people of African descent in the D.C. metropolitan region through community news events, in-depth articles, think pieces, and on-the-ground advocacy.
As a grassroots educator and personal instructor, Brother Sam uses literature composed by African authors to teach students about their global African history and foster their character development. His academic work aligns with what he does as a journalist: galvanizing the masses around issues affected people of African descent. This mission crystallized during college and subsequent professional experiences.
Brother Sam has written reports of President Barack Obama’s activities as a White House press pool reporter for American Urban Radio Networks. He has also had stints at The Washington Informer, ThinkProgress, National Public Radio and NBC Universal. At the Washington Informer, Brother Sam launched WI Bridge, a publication geared toward Black millennials in the D.C. metropolitan area.
Brother Sam, a native Washingtonian of Liberian descent, holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a master’s degree in public policy, with a concentration in urban policy, from The George Washington University. There, he founded ACE Magazine, a multicultural campus publication.