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Lindiwe Vilakazi, writer, journalist, and voiceover artist, has served as a contributing writer to multiple publications within the Washington, D.C. area. A D.C. Metropolitan native, Lindiwe works to create informative, newsworthy, and intellectual content that speaks to the interest, and needs of various audiences.

Lindiwe graduated from the John H. Johnson School of Communications of Howard University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. After obtaining her degree, she delved into radio broadcast, hosting on-air newscast with Washington's WPFW 89.3, Pacifica Network, as well as commercial freelance voice over work. Today, she continues to write professionally for various publications, now growing into projects for clients under her own writing, and consulting business.
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Recently, Advisory Neighborhood Committee Commissioner Salim Adofo sat with me to discuss his latest initiative in pushing public safety remedies across the Ward 7 community. One of Adofo's major moves have been canceling the reissuance of certain liquor stores, which are populating the impoverished community at a higher rate than community centers, rehabilitation facilities, full-service organic grocery options, and various other positive community figures.
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Amid the Coronavirus health pandemic, numerous local organizations have hit the ground running, working to provide food, and living resources for those communities whose deficits are now exacerbated from the emergency. The article below examines THRIVE DC, an initiative comprised of multiple non-profits pairing together for a greater good across the East of The River community.
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The Crisis In Black Maternal Morbidity