03 Oct 2016

Washington, D.C. – Monday, October 3, 2016 – The Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project celebrated the historic and momentous grand opening of the Smithsonian’s African American Museum of History and Culture (NMAAHC) on Saturday, September 24, 2016 with the launch of its first mobile, geo-location story tour,…

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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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20 Jun 2016

Washington, DC – June 20, 2016 – Before legendary 20th century African American photographers Gordon Parks, Robert H. McNeill (DC native) and James Van Der Zee there was D.C.’s famed AA photographer Addison Scurlock. Yesterday, marked Mr. Scurlock’s (b. June 19, 1883 – December 12, 1964) 133rd birthday anniversary…

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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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01 Apr 2016

‪WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 4, 2016 – We’re excited to announce that Awesome Foundation DC selects the Black Broadway on U: A Transmedia Project as the recipient of their March 2016 ‪micro-grant‬. How ‪awesome‬ is that! Everyone wins when their local community steps up to keep its cultural legacy…

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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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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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