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The #New28 Honors Ethiopia Habtemariam, Chance the Rapper, and More

rfocus.orgThe #New28, a power dinner and , presented and sponsored by Walgreens and African Pride, recognized 28 influencers during Black History Month who are bold, brave, and brilliant in their approach at changing the world through their art. 

#New28  in attendance included Yvonne Orji (HBO’s “Insecure”), Lil’Mama, Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Goo Goo Atkins, Logan Browning (VH1’s “Hit the Floor” and Netflix’s “Dear White People”), Kendrick Sampson (ABC’s “How To Get Away With Murder”), Steve Jones (Brand Maverick Entertainment), Michael Moss (BET Networks), Cee Barrett (BMI Records) and Angelica Nwandu (Founder, TheShadeRoom). Brand influencers Karen Civil and Jasmine Brand were also in

Additional honorees included Aja Naomi King, Chance the Rapper, Kofi Siriboe, , Zendaya, Tessa Thompson, Jidenna, Jussie Smollett, Teyana Taylor, DeVon Franklin, Keke Palmer, , Ericka Pittman, Kenny Hamilton, Jay Ellis, Claire Sulmers, Ericka Bennett, Tou Clark and Ashley Holland. 



CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.

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