Every now and then I need to hear something great like this so I don’t lose my mind. I hope this makes you as happy as it made me. I’ll post updates on the film as it becomes available. From an email:
“I met the people over at Words Beats and Life (wblinc.org) a couple years ago, and did some video work for them, but had always wanted to feature their work in a feature doc about using Hip-Hop to supplement the Education of DC youth. There are a number of artists in the area who are also school teachers such as Bomani and Asheru (who are both featured in the teaser). Much of the work is being done in the Columbia Heights area. One of the WBL campuses is housed at St. Stephens church on Newton, Asheru does a lot stuff over at Bloom on Kenyon, etc.
Long story short, we just want people to be aware of what we are doing so they can follow progress on the website (thedistrictrhyme.com).”
via google maps From MPD: “On 9/18/21 at approximately 9:12pm, Fourth District Units responded to the 1300 block of Nicholson Street, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival,…
photo by Mark Andre Thanks to Mark Alan Andre for sharing these awesome photos this morning:
13th and U Street, NW Readers reported: “10 and 15 shots fired on the corner of 13th and U at 12:50am.”
Update from MPD: “Update: MPD has two adult males in custody related to this incident & have recovered multiple firearms. Additionally, the involved vehicle has been recovered.” Readers report: “Just…