Connect with us


Derek Minor Brings ‘Ownership Is The New Black’ Back To Washington, D.C.




Source: Medium Creative Agency

Grammy Award-winning entertainer Derek Minor  will host We Own Now‘s 2nd Annual ‘Ownership Is The New Black symposium in Washington D.C. at The Wharf (Union Stage) on May 11th in conjunction with participating sponsors The Rockefeller Foundation and The Clapham Group.

The main event will take place from 7-9pm with additional activations taking place on the 9th & 10th as precursors. Featuring two panels focused on closing the racial wealth gap, the intimate experience will also include a screening of the 1st Episode from Nashville based non-profit’s mini-doc. The premiere viewing will be sandwiched between 15 minute discussions and close out with an exclusive performance anchored by music from Minor’s forthcoming ‘Nobody’s Perfect‘ LP.

Last year’s event included contributions from entrepreneur educator Dee-1 and Spotify Frequency‘s alumnus Foggie Raw as well as Aaron ColePropagandaThe New RespectsGreg Johnsonnobigdyl.Ja’Ron SmithCanon, and Nena Ugwuomo. Minor was supported by team members Mimi McCarley (Collab Music Network / Nashvielle Is Not Just Country Music), Mark Rogers (The Clapham Group), Phebe Meyer (The Center for Christianity and Public Life), and Art Hooker (New Metropolitan).