DC Gentrification Impacting Black Small Businesses

It’s been an ongoing issue with the attack on small businesses in  DC. Recently, Metro PCS was told to turn off their go-go music on the corner of Florida and 7th street. Now, we’re dealing with a popular bookstore in the Shaw community. Sankofa Video Books and Café are fighting to remain in the District. Tonight, they will share their story on tax relief and they’re recent meeting with DC Council. If you’re having issues with your small business the conversation is for you. Our guest tonight….


Dr. Natalie Hopkinson- Assistant Professor with Howard University Communication, Culture & Media Studies

Website: howard.edu

Website: nataliehopkinson.com

Shirkiana Gerima- Co-Owner of Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

Website: events.sankofa.com