2017 Fellow

Jeanette Biles

Jeanette_Biles_Sq.jpgJeanette has a dual background in media and education, with a career span which includes working as a director and producer in live sports with NFL, NBA, and WNBA; building a broadcasting magnet program in Tulsa’s public school system; and teaching arts and advocacy for DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative and DC Achievers. Her passion is telling the stories of Black Americana.

Fellowship Project: Black Mardi Gras introduces us to the intense and iconic personalities who produce the annual social balls and parades in New Orleans.