Natalie Cole, CEO of the Urban Media Foundation, gives the students an overview of the program.
The first day of the workshop, we opened our doors and voila! They came!
Natalie Cole, CEO of the Urban Media Foundation, meets with the first two students,Jonathan (left) and Zarren (right).
David Miller, co-owner of Our Weekly, a newspaper that serves the African American community, meets the students on their tour of the newspaper.
David Miller, Zarren and Jonathan .
Brandon is an actor (Movies/TV) who has the makings of being a great journalist.
Shauna has performed at Amazing Grace Conservatory. She writes and announces the news very well.
Jonathan's writing is very detailed. He is introspective and is conscientious about fact finding.
Karen Dodd is the Urban Media Foundation's coordinator who interfaces with the parents and students.
Bakari interviews Shauna about her life and life's work.
Bakari loves to tap dance, drum, crump dance, model, act and sing.
Shauna gets excited when she talks about working with 4,5 and 6 year-olds at her church this past summer. She is studying drama and has danced since she was two.
Alex interviews Bakari
KURME Lounge in action
KURME journalists hard at work. Geoffrey gets a better look at himself on the laptop.
Zarren films Bakari
Instructor Isidra Person-Lynn with a watchful eye over the workshop proceedings
Bakari, Alex and Zarren
They just met, but are already colleagues.
Doing reserach for a story
Shauna and Bakari
Alex hates having his picture taken.
Alex is a precise cameraman
We recorded these interviews in the board room of Our Weekly.
Zarren is snapping all of these photos while the others are reporting or filming.