180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School

AfroPop’s stories are beautifully and poignantly told, and remind us that not enough has changed for people of African descent globally. Black Public Media is committed to continuing to bring to the American public these stories and others that celebrate the art, culture and creativity people of African descent for another 10 years.

Jacquie Jones, Executive Producer

Jacquie has established herself as a leader in the evolving next-media landscape through innovative partnerships and initiatives such as the Katrina Project, the ground-breaking New Media Institute, the Public Media Corps and blackpublicmedia.org.

She was previously the Executive Vice President of ROJA Productions in New York City, a producer of high impact media for public television and museums. Jacquie is also a Peabody Award-winning producer and director of documentary films. Her credits include “Africans in America” and “Matters of Race” for PBS, “Behind Closed Doors: Sex in the 20th Century” for Showtime, and “The World Before Us,” for the History Channel. She has a BA in English from Howard University and an MA from Stanford University’s documentary filmmaking program. She has been a Revson Fellow at Columbia University and a scholar-in-residence at American University in Washington, DC. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Integrated Media Association (iMA) board and on the Community Advisory Board of WHUT Howard University Television.

Lesley Norman, Senior Producer

Garland McLaurin, Co-Producer + Co-Director

Adam Lingo, Editor

Carol Slatkin, Editor

Alexis Aggrey, Coordinating Producer

Breht Gardner, Field Producer

Brittany Clemons, Associate Producer

Will McKinley, Associate Producer

Alyssa Taylor, Assistant Editor

 

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