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Resume

Education

Howard University, Journalism Major, Political Science Minor, 3.8 GPA, Graduating May 2020, Full Tuition Capstone Merit Scholar

Journalistic Experience & Publishing

Creative Liberation, Present (started 2013)

  • Sociopolitical & Cultural Commentary Blog
  • Averaging 1,000+ Viewers/Month

Affinity, “Can Feminists Love Hip Hop?,” March 4, 2017

Afropunk, “‘And Black People Created Style:’Adornment as Self-Expression and Rebellion,” February 2017 + “On Black Republicans,”  November 2016

Abernathy, “Police Are Protecting and Serving. Just Not Us.”  November 2016

Unapologetic, The Obama Effect, October 2016

Ambition, Shot Cover Photography of Black Lives Matter Issue, August 2016

Blavity, “It's Time to Put Some 'Respeck' on ‘Black Names,’" August 2016

Generation Progress, “Black Lives Matter Is Not About Separatism. It’s About Justice.” July 2016

For Harriet, Smarter Than That: On the Assumptions Made About Ebonics and Intelligence, May 2016

Mock Turtle, Poem Published, Spring 2015 + Poem Published, Fall 2014

Other Experience

The Hilltop, Howard University, Culture Staff Writer, July 2016 - Present

Assistant to Director of Enforcement & Investigations, 505 Riverside Dr., Miami Valley Fair Housing Center, Dayton, OH 45405, Anita Schmaltz, (937)223-6035, June 2015 - August 2016

  • Dealing with client/citizen correspondence
  • Administrative tasks
  • Summarizing court cases, investigations

Spotify Opening Act HBCU Conference Attendee Selected, New York City, NY, October 6-9, 2017, Hands on tech and media training, One of 80 attendees selected of 1,000 applicants

Acknowledgements

Gum Magazine Feature, The Writers’ Block, March 2017

Charter Day Essay Contest Winner, Howard University, March 2017

Committed to Breathing Essay Contest Winner, Howard University, October 2016

Mock Turtle Zine Poetry Contest Winner, Antioch University, May 2015

Reference

Dr. Rhone Fraser, Prof. of  English Writing, Howard University,  rhone.fraser@howard.edu

Skills

Content Curation, Blogging (Squarespace, Wordpress, Blogger), Photography, MS Office Applications, Google Applications, Mailchimp, Popular Social Media Apps, Live Streaming via Apps