Mama Kyna Clemons, a quilter of 15 years and AllEyesOnDC guest, has parlayed her craft into a thriving business and means of educating Black African people of all ages about the historical and cultural relevance of quilting.
The AllEyesOnDC Show kicked off the New Year with a visit from Denise Rolark Barnes and Stuart Anderson, co-chairs of the annual Dr. King Peace Walk & Parade, an event of historical significance for the Ward 8 community that’s withstood... Continue Reading →
For Black Africans in D.C., joining the Pan-African Federalist Movement doesn’t add to the burden of the daily work carried out in the interest of Black liberation. Instead, it augments it and creates a platform for communication between Black Africans of various generations, professional backgrounds, and other key differences. By organizing under the Pan-African federalist umbrella and setting an agenda, Black Africans can set the stage for a movement that’s not only political, but cultural and spiritual in the sense that, as self-determined beings, we’re collectively working to move beyond paradigms that limit our ability to “be.”
Sinclair Skinner and AllEyesOnDC host and founder Sam P.K. Collins have a conversation about Bitcoin and Black African liberation at Sankofa on the night of Friday, November 16. (Courtesy Photo) Walking away from the November 16th edition of The AllEyesOnDC... Continue Reading →
PHOTO: Children at a Freedom School, an iteration of self-determined Black African education that popped up in the 1960s and 70s (Courtesy Photo) In a system that attacks Black African people from all angles, it’s imperative that education becomes wholistic... Continue Reading →
As has been in the case in Washington, D.C. decades later, white people who saw potential for profit erased Black African history along River Road and duped many people in thinking that no Black African presence existed along River Road in Bethesda, Maryland.
On the August 17th edition of The AllEyesOnDC Show, which fell on the 131st anniversary of Marcus Mosiah Garvey’s birth, Ahadi Ture, developer of the 4 the Culture mobile app, explained his path to activism and, with host and founder Sam P.K. Collins, explored topics related to cultural growth, mass support among Black Africans, and the need for young people to embrace STEM.
At the start of this AllEyesOnDC program, guests quickly learned that the show wouldn’t focus solely on voting, but the lack of a political infrastructure that has allowed outside interests to determine the affairs of Black African communities in D.C., and other cities and towns throughout the United States.
We often shed light on the experiences of our sisters and brothers living east of the Anacostia River, in the lower-income neighborhoods with a significant Black population. It's gotten to the point where issues affecting Black people in Ward 4, one of D.C.'s more culturally diverse areas, get swept under the rug.