[client news:] MPAA’s John Gibson Talks Partnership With ABFF


After the MPAA’s opening night screening of the film DOPE became the highlight of the 2015 American Black Film Festival, MPAA’s John Gibson, Advisor for Diversity and Multicultural Outreach spoke openly with Blackfilm.com. See the full article below, as John speaks about the MPAA’s Diversity Program formation, the MPAA’s commitment to diversity and to telling a wide array of stories, ABFF and more.

See full article here: http://www.blackfilm.com/read/2015/06/mpaas-john-gibson-talks-the-orgs-partnership-with-abff/

[client news:] MPAA’S John Gibson Speaks Exclusively with Madame Norie about ABFF, DOPE movie screening, and more

John Gibson, Advisor for Diversity and Multicultural Outreach to the Motion Picture Association of America to Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd, speaks exclusively with Madamenorie.com. During this interview John spoke exclusively with Madamenorie about the MPAA presenting the opening night film DOPE at the 2015 American Black Film Festival, its partnership with ABFF, and the MPAA’s commitment to diversity and to telling a wide array of stories. See the full article below.

See full article here: http://madamenoire.com/537798/mpaa-dope-american-black-film-festival-opening-night/



[client news:] BOSHOK Clothing: “Return of The Kings” Pop-Up Shop

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Armani Worrell

W. Public Relations








(WASHINGTON, DC-) On April 4, 2015, BOSHOK Clothing, will celebrate the release of their spring ’15 collection appropriately titled, “Return of The Kings.” This pop up shop will allow BOSHOK’s longtime supporters, consumers, and prospective consumers to meet and interact with the brand’s CEO Victor Umeh and east coast brand manager Joseph Bangali, also allowing guest to witness a first look live fashion presentation of the line, and have the opportunity to purchase items from the collection at a special rate. The event will also include live music performances,  giveaways, with actor Jeff Jackson serving as the event host and DJ K-Meta spinning as the house DJ. Join BOSHOK, on April 4, at Red Lounge, located at 2013 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, from 4pm-8pm; entry is complimentary. #ROTKDC will serve as the event’s official social media hashtag.

BOSHOK’s spring ‘15 collection is a collective ensemble including his and hers baseball jerseys, graphic tees, and matching accessories. The collection is geared towards cultural urban hipsters and pop culture enthusiast.  The spring ’15 collection continues to support BOSHOK’s long running mission of educating, elevating, and inspiring through culturally-inspired urban contemporary wear designs.

About BOSHOK Clothing

BOSHOK (Blood of Slaves Hearts of Kings) Clothing, started out of the trunk of a car on a college campus with one t-shirt design and $300. Three years later, with hard work and perseverance, BOSHOK is releasing full seasonal collections, and has been sold in over eight Sports Zone locations around the DC Metropolitan area. To learn more about BOSHOK Clothing and the brand’s progression, please attend the brand’s pop up shop on April 4, at Red Lounge, or visit their website at www.boshok.com


[TV Interview:] Azel Prather Jr. stops by Let’s Talk Live

A self-proclaimed “love connoisseur” Azel Prather Jr. trended nationwide on social media and made national headlines when we created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for an airline ticket to Miami, to save his relationship with his girlfriend. Now that Azel has successfully raised the founds and traveled to Miami, Azel stopped by Washington, DC’s Lets Talk Live (ABC/News Channel 8) to talk about his experience and share his journey and answer that infamous question—did he save his relationship?



On the helm of their “Return of The King” campaign, BOSHOK Clothing cohesively releases their Spring ’15 Look Book as a promotional tool for the highly anticipated Return of The King Pop-Up Shop. The pop-up shop will take place on Saturday April 4, in Washington, DC at Red Lounge in the historic U Street District. BOSHOK’s Spring ’15 will be available in May via http://boshok.com/


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[EVENT RECAP:] NFL Player Usama Young’s Stay Focused Weekend: Kickoff Reception!

July 9, 2013

[EVENT RECAP:] NFL Player Usama Young’s Stay Focused Weekend: Kickoff Reception!

Friday, June 21, NFL player Usama Young of the Oakland Raiders, hosted a private Welcome Reception to kickoff his 5TH Annual Stay Focused Charity Weekend 2013 at The Gaylord National Harbor Resort.  The Usama Young Stay Focus Weekend serves as a vehicle for building athletic skills and fostering positive academic and social skills through sports. Joining Usama in welcoming his NFL Friends to the Nation’s Capital were SVEDKA Vodka as the hosting bar sponsor, along with Future Generation Clothing and MCMXXI1920 Bowties as the official players “swagg bag” sponsors. READ MORE