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Abeni Bloodworth
Co-Founder & CEO

ABENI BLOODWORTH

ABENI BLOODWORTH is a writer and artist-activist. Co-Founder of Dry Powder Works (DPW). DPW is a multimedia production and distribution ecosystem designed to name and disrupt the master narrative through good storytelling. Powered by 3000 Black creatives throughout the Diaspora, the company is premised on the belief that “We are the stories we tell ourselves.” DPW’s theory of change utilizes story to socialize indigenous wisdom and inspire a re-imagination of power across social, economic, political, cultural, and ecological fault lines. She has over 25 years of experience supporting organizations through periods of growth, change, and transition-disrupting systems by linking philanthropy to narrative change and leadership to transformative impact. To date, she has raised over 150M+ dollars to support transformative change.
Angela Harmon
Co-Founder

ANGELA HARMON

chromatic black™ co-founder and president, Angela Harmon is an Emmy-nominated producer, storyteller, and filmmaker. Angela is responsible for the chromatic black’s slate of original scripted, nonscripted and alternative episodic projects. She oversees new development and current productions with a focus on programming that disrupts the master narrative and all of its contemporary mutations. 
Angela Harmon has more than 20 years of experience working with unscripted and scripted development for production companies and labs, as well as casting, television and film development grooming, talent development and production consultation services.  During her career, Ms. Harmon has developed approximately 40 television shows for several major networks including Netflix, NBC,CBS, A&E, and HGTV.
Ms. Harmon has developed a prolific catalog of production house credits curating films and finding and curating projects for blackfilm.com, 40 Acres, Netflix, Discovery Networks, Paramount, NBC, Clinica Estetico, Leopard USA and Tough Cookie  
Angela Harmon has collaborated with well-known filmmakers such as Jonathan Demme and Spike Lee as well as worked with Award winners, name a couple of people.  During her career, Angela Harmon has worked at well-known production companies such as BBC, Center for Popular Democracy, 40 Acres & A Mule, Lion Television, MTV Networks, NBC New York, Pulse Films, Relativity Media, and others.
Angela Harmon holds a Bachelors of Arts in communications from City College.  Ms. Harmon also holds a certificate in story development, fundraising, documentary, and film through the Filmmakers Collaborative program at Maysles Documentary Center.
When she’s not building a media ecosystem, Ms. Harmon enjoys watching Prince videos with her free daughter and dancing.
Angela Harmon lives in New York City.
Jessica Green
Artistic Director

JESSICA GREEN

In addition to her own artistic practice and scholarship, Green has worked extensively in creative placemaking, film, media, and cultural activism. Green joins Chromatic Black from the Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS), where she served as artistic director for three years, overseeing Houston’s largest film festival - their annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival. During her tenure with Houston, Cinema Arts Festival made Movie Maker Magazine’s coveted 2021 “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” list, where she launched Borders | No Borders, a regional short film competition centering on Texas, border states, and Mexico. Green initiated the annual Black Media Story Summit-Texas, a free conference for Texas-based Black filmmakers, in partnership with Black Public Media and Austin Film Society, and secured participation for HCAS in the 2021 Sundance Film Festival satellite program. Before HCAS, Jessica ran the disruptor initiative founded by the late, great documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem. Jessica oversaw “Summer of Music,” outdoor film and live music series, “Made in Harlem,” a film and speaker series exploring Harlem’s legacy and impact. She secured the ofttimes required designation of the Maysles Documentary Center as an approved movie theater for AMPAS qualifying runs, one of the critical steps for an Oscar nomination. Green also oversaw the Oscar-qualifying preview run of Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro at Maysles. Green was the executive editor of BET.com from 2000-to 2005, a critical period around the early convergence of television and the Internet and the re-centering of Black southern and southern-derived culture and music. At editor-in-chief of the cult ‘90s Hip Hop magazine Stress, the first magazine to put Jay Z on the cover. A Clockwork Orange-themed Eminen cover, conceived while Jessica was editor in chief, is included in Vikki Tobak’s 2018 book “Contact High: A Visual History of Hip Hop.” Jessica also continues to do independent film programming, including a film, speaker, and performance series for the Weeksville Heritage Center and a curatorial project with the Museum of the City of New York in celebration of their centennial in 2023. Jessica holds a BA from Eugene Lang College at the New School for Social Research - her Bachelor of Arts is in Writing and Literature and Black Studies, 1993. Jessica Green’s father is Ernest Green, one of the Little Rock Nine.
Emil Pinnock
Ambassador

EMIL PINNOCK

Is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor from Harlem, New York. He has been active in the film industry for over 20 years. Having acted since a youth his on-screen credits started with a recurring role on the PBS national program Reading Rainbow and extended to acting roles in major motion pictures Sixth Man and Beloved. Other credits include Gridiron Gang Starring The Rock and NBC' s series E-Ring. As a writer -director Pinnock has led over 10 projects including his breakout project, Up North (an original series), having premiered at SeriesFest and breaking records winning best actor, director, drama and the most coveted audience award. He along with his production company, Unleashing Giants Studios, now have production deals at Blumhouse Productions, Entertainment Studios, Radar Pictures, Atmosphere Entertainment, and have been tapped to write the original stories for The Negro Baseball League, FUBU founder Daymond John, and the origin story of legendary lyricist Biggie Smalls, which are all currently in development.
MADISON TIMOTHEE
Narrative Strategist

MADISON TIMOTHEE

DOROTHEA CAMPBELL
Sr. Project Manager, Keep Black Love Alive

DOROTHEA CAMPBELL

MOSES GARCIA
Digital Strategist

MOSES GARCIA

JOSEPH PETERSON
Special Projects

JOSEPH PETERSON

Jewell Jackson McCabe
Senior Strategic Advisor

JEWELL JACKSON MCCABE

DAVID MITCHELL
Finance

DAVID MITCHELL

ALISHA BROOKS
Photographer in Residence

ALISHA BROOKS

NICOLE DIXON
Artist in Residence

NICOLE DIXON

Nicole Dixon was born in Oakland, CA and in 2002, received a BA in Studio Art at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. In addition to exhibiting paintings for over two decades, she has produced numerous commissioned works and murals. She has served as the altar-artist for gatherings, conferences, and activist organizations. She is also a Montessori preschool teacher and firmly believes education and creative expression should go hand-in-hand. She has taught art to youth and adults alike, which has taken her as far as the Kalahari as a guest art instructor. Nicole uses art as an interactive medium, and vehicle for self-transformation, community bridge-building, and positive social change.
MEMORY RHONE
Narrative Strategist

MEMORY RHONE

TONYA GRAHAM
Chief of Staff

TONYA GRAHAM

PETIA ABDUR-RAZZAAQ
Sr. Dir. Marketing Communications

PETIA ABDUR-RAZZAAQ

Nicole Dixon was born in Oakland, CA and in 2002, received a BA in Studio Art at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. In addition to exhibiting paintings for over two decades, she has produced numerous commissioned works and murals. She has served as the altar-artist for gatherings, conferences, and activist organizations. She is also a Montessori preschool teacher and firmly believes education and creative expression should go hand-in-hand. She has taught art to youth and adults alike, which has taken her as far as the Kalahari as a guest art instructor. Nicole uses art as an interactive medium, and vehicle for self-transformation, community bridge-building, and positive social change.
KENDRA WEBB-SCOTT
Sr. Dir. Digital Strategy

KENDRA WEBB-SCOTT