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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Collage of images from films in the Fest
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...

Black man in graduation robe and hat receiving diploma
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-...

Painting of Trump's face frowning
02 February 2017

President Trump has pushed forward with his campaign promise to build a wall to help decrease the continued influx of illegal immigrants who enter the USA...

A brick building with words Neighborhood House on it
03 January 2017

For the past six months, I have had the pleasure and displeasure of working at The Neighborhood House (NHI). The pleasure has been in working at a...