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Being Light in Your Own Darkness

Being Light in Your Own Darkness An entrepreneur discovers fulfillment begins from within By Brittney M. Walker (Originally published in NV Magazine in 2016) When Ebola hit Sierra Leone, the village of Bongema was devastated for a second time after the civil war. Children couldn’t play outside, go to school …

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Community Remembers Shantel Davis

  Community Remembers Shantel Davis Gentrification may be linked to increased violence By Brittney M. Walker (Originally published in Print only – The New York Amsterdam News Vol. 107 No. 26 | June 23- June 29, 2016) On June 14, 2012 Shantel Davis, 23, was killed in a police involved …

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Relisha Rudd – Face of Poverty and Prejudice

I wrote this article in response to an op-ed piece on WashingtonPost.com.  Relisha Rudd has become the poster child of a flawed system recently. Her face and story were plastered on WashingtonPost.com last week and the public began examining the “safety net” that failed to protect her. Shamika Young, a …

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The Bar, Where ‘Pretty’ Thrives

by Brittney M. Walker About the bar: The place is owned by a Nigerian man who loves Black people. He’s a smart man with a lot of vision and has been an entrepreneur for years. It’s located in Bed Stuy near Clinton Hills in a community that used to be …

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#TBT BET Awards 2013 Photo Gallery

I love my home, Los Angeles. This summer I returned for a minute and worked the red carpet as a photographer at the 2013 BET Awards, you know, the usual. First, I was definitely complaining about the humidity and the fact that all the press crews were sitting in the …

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