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Voices of the Black Community with Nitashia Johnson
Nitashia Johnson joins PWB to discuss the importance of promoting narratives of Black self-love on the pilot episode of Storytelling for Change.
Nitashia Johnson, is a multimedia artist who graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in 2008. She went on to become a 2012 alumna of Texas Woman’s University with a BFA in Design Communication. In 2019 she won one of the five spots open for first-round Sony Alpha Female Creator-in-Residence program.
She's an independent designer, photographer, and visual artist who loves to collaborate with fellow artists and working on her creative after school program The Smart Project. She is also the creator of The Self Publication photographic book series that shares reflections and images from members of the Black community. Her goals have always involved using her talents to make others happy and to make positive changes in the world. Join us to discuss the importance of this work as she aims to make Black beauty more visible and to promote narratives of Black self-love.
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Storytelling for Change
As a way to serve our community, we invite you to join us as we explore what “storytelling for change” really looks like! Meet the storytellers on the front lines of making moving art, learn skills around how to cope as a storyteller in today’s climate, be inspired, and participate in challenges with us! Hosted by PWB Founder Danielle Da Silva, attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to join discussions with noteworthy guests from all over the world! Best of all, attendees can interact and ask questions.