Anxiety about what the future holds, for some people, has compelled some investigation into urban gardening. With the beginning of the spring season come the opportunity to grow some food and collaborate with others on a similar mission. As Xavier Brown explains in this video, this endeavor will allow participants to gain a better relationship with their community, and the earth. It will also help us get in tune with what ancestors did to survive.
Direct control over one’s affairs - economic, political, and cultural -- counts as a matter of human rights and indicates the maturity of a nation. Despite nominal independence and acquisition of some civil liberties, Africans across the Diaspora have none... Continue Reading →
A 90-minute panel discussion at Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library on Sunday, April 14 brought together award-winning producer Tone P, Shaw-area business owner Wanda Henderson, and local realtor Charles View for a public dialogue about how to create a communal economic infrastructure that would allow D.C.-area Black Africans be become more economically self-determined.
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.
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 →
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.
Theresa told members of the AllEyesOnDC audience on Friday night that The D.C. Comprehensive Plan as it stands, would’ve been sufficient enough had the D.C. Zoning Commission, a body selected by the D.C. Mayor, not opt for exemptions that allow them to ignore rules that maintain the character of neighborhoods.
Once approved, D.C.’s Comprehensive Plan will determine how land in the District will be used, whether it’s for the benefit of longtime residents or major developers eager to expand their influence over a gentrified city. The stakes are high, so... Continue Reading →
Courtesy photo of Black family Black people’s collective economic condition in the United States, and more specifically D.C., warrants some concerns about how residents of African descent, whether they arrived yesterday or have been in the District for generations, will... Continue Reading →