02 Mar 2017

Washington, DC – Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – Driving down the U Street corridor in 2013, D.C. native/multimedia producer, Shellée M. Haynesworth got the inspiration to begin her “Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project.” Sure, driving down the road that would become the focus of her 2014 series…

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02 Oct 2016

Washington, DC – September 29, 2016 – There are few physical reminders left of the U Street corridor’s rich African-American history. Once home to jazz legends like Duke Ellington and frequented by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald in the 1920s, U Street was nearly as important to…

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03 Jun 2016

Washington, DC – June 1, 2016 – With gentrification rapidly changing the demographic landscape of Washington D.C.’s historic U Street corridor the history of what is known as “Black Broadway” lives in former journalist Shellee Haynesworth’s virtual time capsule in cyberspace. Haynesworth’s Black Broadway on U multi-media project tells…

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09 Mar 2016

Washington, DC – February 25, 2016 ‪- Black History Month Spotlight!!  The under-told story and history of D.C.’s Black Broadway on U comes full-circle on District of Columbia Network’s award-winning show, Washington Full Circle. Shellée M. Haynesworth (Executive Producer/Creator, Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project) discusses this amazing…

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06 Nov 2015

Black Broadway on U’s Executive Producer/Creator, Shellée Haynesworth featured on WUSA9-TV’s (CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.) Great Day Washington morning show on Thursday, November 5, 2015. She talks about this multi-platform project and its mission to preserve and curate this Black DC historical and cultural legacy for generation now…

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24 Oct 2015

Team Black Broadway on U hacks it up and creates Duke’s DC: Just Jumpin’ and Jivin’, an interactive, scavenger hunt game design that celebrates Duke Ellington’s DC Ellingtonia at the first-ever National Black Programming Consortium/Silicon Harlem hackathon, ‪Hack360‬ in historic Harlem. (Pictured far right, Shellée Haynesworth, Executive Producer/Creator, Black…

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08 Jul 2015

IN THIS ISSUE! We’ve launched our interactive map, Black Broadway on U: Discover The Community; where our site users can EXPLORE + DISCOVER some of the “unsung” PathBreakers and landmark places from this historic Black D.C. neighborhood, TAKE THE TOUR HERE: WATCH! Black Broadway on U’s latest mini-doc stories;…

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11 May 2015

U Street’s Funk Parade honors A Women of D.C. Funk: Shellee Haynesworth

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18 Apr 2015

Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project selected to participate in National Black Programming Consortium’s 360 Incubator Program.

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04 Jun 2014

Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project’s Executive Producer/Creator, Shellée Haynesworth national appearance on TV One’s News One Now with Roland Martin.

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