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Home Rule Mag.Zine

In the spirit of the Black Fire Magazine, the Home Rule Mag.Zine represents a new branch - in the world of grassroots journalism and historical writing - in the Home Rule Foundation’s efforts to highlight the stories of native Washington, D.C. music, film and other cultural expressions that are disappearing. In this first issue, we provide context to the Home Rule Music Festival and begin to introduce audiences to the manifold tapestry of music history in Washington, D.C

Our second issue continues the work of illuminating historical figures in D.C. music, art and culture while also highlighting major, contemporary events and figures in the scene today. This issue features a review of the D.C. Jazz Festival and the Lou Stovall exhibit at the Phillips Collection by Majeedah Johnson; a preview of CapitalBop’s NEXTfest by Leon Spinner; a piece on the legacy of Wes Felton by Thomas Gartman; an exploration of the historical significance of Malcolm X Park as a music venue by U Street historian Briana Thomas; pieces on the legacy of the spiritual jazz group The Pyramids and the importance of the Smithsonian’s Hip-Hop Anthology by Jackson Sinnenberg; and the first ever print publications of two of critic Marcus J. Moore’s “Liner Notes” columns on the legacy of Black women in the development of Free Jazz.

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Editor-in-Chief: Jackson Sinnenberg 
Creative Director: Jamal Gray 
Art Director: St. CLair Castro-Wright Jr. 
Assistant Editor: Abram Mamet, Jordan Handler 
Special Contributing Writer: Marcus J. Moore
Contributing Writers: Tommy Gartman, L
eon Spinner, Brianna Thomas, Majeedah Johnson
Publisher: Home Rule Music and Film Preservation Foundation - Charvis Campbell

Many thanks to our Sponsors: 

Rock Creek Conservancy
DC Office of Lottery & Gaming
Green Cloud
International Order of Odd Fellows – Lodge # 10
Songbyrd Music House
OFCTME - Office of Film, Cable, Television, Media & Entertainment
Mita Café
 Dickson Commercial Real Estate
Abe Mamet
Upper Georgia Avenue Mainstreet
Tranquil Treasures

HR Records

Printer: Heritage Printing

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