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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Man in police uniform surrounded by lots of small children
02 October 2019

Last month, on September nineteenth, in Orlando, Florida, a six-year old girl was arrested, put in handcuffs and in the back of a police car with the intent...

Man in blackface from minstrel show
03 September 2019

This past September, Alabama governor Kay Ivey was found to have worn blackface while performing in a comedy sketch during her college years. Virginia...

Drawing of lots of tall buildings words in front Gentrification Zone and Poor People Please Leave Quietly
07 August 2019

In the early seventies I went to East High School and lived right smack in the middle of Mt. Vernon Ave and 21st, in a big ten room brick house. When I...

Half of a drama mask smiling and words Columbus Black Theater Festival
10 June 2019

The Columbus Black Theatre Festival (CBTF) celebrates its seventh year this July. As an African American playwright myself, my goal for the CBTF is to...

Young black woman smiling in a black suit against a colorful background
03 April 2019

On March 23, Amber Evans body was recovered from the Ohio Scioto River.  She had been in the river since January 28, 2019.  The community of Columbus and...

Colorful reddish background like a watercolor in bright vibrant colors, the silhouette of of a woman with a huge natural Afro in blue
11 February 2019

February is the month that is set aside for Black/African American history. For twenty-eight days people who live in the United States, the United Kingdom,...

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