Ronald Moten

Ronald Moten—Community Voice Ronald L. Moten is a fifth generation Washingtonian who attended Roosevelt Senior High School. He received his GED from the state of Connecticut while incarcerated in Danbury Federal Correction Institution (FCI). Mr. Moten also attended Park Community College, in Danbury Connecticut, where he majored in History. His college experience opened his mind …

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Geneva Greene

Geneva Greene—Community Voice Geneva Greene is a PhD student at Howard University in the department of Communication, Culture and Media Studies. Geneva engages in scholarly research with an emphasis on dance communications. She leverages her research to advocate for cultural policies and equitable practices supporting marginalized groups. Previously, Geneva Greene spent more than a decade …

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Taylar Enlow

Taylar Enlow—Community Voice Taylar Enlow is a Philadelphia-born and Washington, D.C.-based cultural entrepreneur and community organizer. Central themes in her work include the exploration of intersecting spirituality, culture, and art as modes of healing. The legacy of Black and Indigenous interdependence has been a focus of her work and she is deeply invested in the …

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Dr. Natalie Hopkinson

Dr. Natalie Hopkinson—Community Connector Dr. Natalie Hopkinson is a writer, cultural advocate and Associate Professor of Media, Democracy and Society at the American University. Previously, she was staff editor, writer, and columnist at The Washington Post, The Root and Huffington Post. Her books, including, “A Mouth is Always Muzzled,” “Go-Go Live” and “Deconstructing Tyrone,” have …

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Bryan Jenkins

Bryan Jenkins—Community Voice Bryan M. Jenkins, Ph.D. is a 2022 graduate of the Communication, Culture and Media Studiesprogram at Howard University. His research explores how marginalized groups utilize the digitalspace as a tool to educate and empower one another. His dissertation investigates Blackpodcasts as a critical educational tool for Black communities that continues the traditions …

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