Interviewees 

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Sameria King

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Sameria King is an urban farmer who started and maintains with the help of students and Ward 7

community members, The Farm At Kelly Miller Middle School.

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Zsameria Rayford

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The co-founder of SWAP DC, Zsameria, through her culturally centered clothing, book, household items swaps, brings the message of climate change and the importance of making choices that help save Mother Earth. "There is no planet B."

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Be Steadwell

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Be Steadwell is an artist, filmmaker, singer songwriter who through her art centers  the Black LGBTQ  community and Black women Be's talents have taken her around the world. 

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The Healacist

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Melissa Princess Best uses her rap and Hip Hop lyrics and accompanying workshops to heal Black mother daughter relationships and strengthen  the self-image of Black girls.

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F.L.Y. Zyah

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Zyah is a 9 year versatile rapper whose lyrics  rally  around  the fight for justice in Black and Brown communities. One of her role models is Tamika Mallory. Zyah is a straight A student as well.

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Erika Totten

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I help Black, Indigenous, and Non-Black People of Color process the emotional/mental/ spiritual impacts of racism + systemic oppression, break free from self-limiting beliefs, and create lives rooted in joy, authenticity & liberation.