My Discover the Unexpected experience at the Louisiana Weekly newspaper was very influential to my life. I was fresh out of Clark Atlanta University and I was looking for an opportunity to produce current and cultural news stories. The Louisiana Weekly gave me the opportunity to write and report my own stories.
Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a creative director, one day.
NEW ORLEANS—As the Crescent City nears its 300-year anniversary in 2018, one arts institution is preparing to honor not just the city’s past, but all the Africans who died during the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
Ashé Cultural Arts Center, a nearly 20-year-old arts-based institution located in New Orleans’ Central City area, is kicking off its celebration of the tricentennial with this year’s Maafa commemoration, “A Prelude to the Tri-centennial,” at Congo Square in Armstrong Park on July 1.
When I first arrived in Detroit, Michigan for the “Discover The Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship program’s Immersion event, I didn’t know what to expect. I have heard so many negative things about the city. I was hoping that I would stay somewhere safe, quiet and clean.