Julie Whitney Scott is an Ohio poet, author, playwright, director, producer and founder of Mine 4 God Productions LLC and the Columbus Black Theatre Festival held every 2nd weekend in July in Columbus, Ohio.  She is also the host of Julie Whitney Scott Presents on WGRN - LPFM 94.1.

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30 August 2017

In Columbus, like any other city in America, we have been caught up with the constant unleashed rhetoric of thoughts that are beyond unbelief, from...

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02 August 2017

A victim is a person who suffers from a destructive or injurious action or agency. They may suffer from the dishonesty of others, or by some impersonal...

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07 July 2017

In 1926, W.E.B. Du Bois said “The Plays of a real Negro theatre must be…About us…By us…For us…Near us.” 

This is the philosophy that is behind the...

News headline about 7-year-old boy handcuffed and 12-year-old girl slammed
01 June 2017

As an African American woman, I started elementary school during the Jim Crow Law era. I went to middle school and high school after the Civil Rights...

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04 May 2017

This past April 2, 2017 marked the 10th Annual Autism Awareness Day. Organizations from around the world joined forces to bring awareness about autism and...

Little black girl with braids with two other black kids
06 April 2017

Last week I saw a little African-American girl who looked to be about five years old walking with, I assume her mother. I then saw other young African-...