Liberia: $7.2 Million GROW-2 Agricultural Program Launched

Sweden has provided $7.2 million for the launch of the GROW-2 agriculture program, which is aimed at developing sustainable agro-based value chain enterprises in Liberia, with a focus on nutritious value chains and businesses, and will be implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Emmanuel Massillon’s Transcendent Opening at UTA Artist Space

Emmanuel Massillon’s debut solo exhibition, “Some Believe It To Be Conspiracy”, was a successful event that brought together diverse attendees and highlighted his novel works exploring themes of mass incarceration, the drug epidemic, manipulation of Black culture, and flaws in judicial and medical systems.

Hollywood Labor Dispute Nears End as Writers Guild Reaches Tentative Deal

The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a tentative agreement to end the 146-day strike, which includes higher pay for streaming content, agreements on minimum staffing for TV shows, and protections against AI technology affecting writers’ credits and pay.

Bowser Presents the 38th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

The 38th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, a celebration of D.C. arts and culture, will take place on Sept. 28 at the Lincoln Theatre to honor local artists, arts educators, creatives and fashion industry gurus, nonprofit organizations, and patrons of the arts and humanities.

Norton Panel Addresses D.C. Statehood, Cannabis Policy

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton moderated a panel at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd Annual Legislative Conference on the status of the District statehood, how the city’s policies on recreational and medicinal marijuana are influenced by federal laws, and the intersection between the two issues.