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 →
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.
In honor of Black Music Month, and in keeping in mind its obligation to keep Black African self-determination at the forefront of Our people’s minds, the AllEyesOnDC Show explored the cultural and business aspects of Black music during the June edition of the monthly program at Sankofa Video Books & Cafe in Northwest.
We must revamp the dialogue and prioritize the procreation of healthy children and families, ensured through the union between conscious Black men and women.
When the time comes for concerted action, all We can offer is reactionary movement against forces impeding Black progress, when all along We should have been prepared to tackle Our current-day issues with an established Black-centered infrastructure, ran similarly to a separate government, or at the very least, a federation of governing bodies.
Those who knew Mama Hasinatu considered her youthful disposition to be one of a kind. Even as old age crept up on her, she continued reasoning with the young people and imparting words of wisdom.
After this video and proliferation of similar information, hopefully we as people of African learn to respect each other and move beyond the European-created boundaries that have divided us for far too long.
*Courtesy photo of the late, great comedian and activist Baba Dick Gregory* Earlier tonight, AllEyesOnDC learned the unfortunate news of Baba Dick Gregory's transition. Baba Gregory had been ill and hospitalized for some time; social media postings this week and... Continue Reading →