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In Association w/John Legend, The Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation (and more)….”Turn Me Loose”! A Dramatic Comedy Stage play about Dick Gregory (benefits DC Statehood)



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In association with John Legend, Get Lifted Film Company, Mike Jackson, The Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, Beth Hubbard, The Private Theatre, Eric Falkenstein, SimonSays Entertainment, Jamie Cesa and Jana Babatunde-Bey.

Turn Me Loose is generously sponsored by Beth Newburger Schwartz and Dr. Donald Wallace JonesDr. Betty Jean Tolbert Jones and Tracey Tolbert Jones.

This intimate and no-holds-barred drama chronicles Dick Gregory’s rise as the first Black comedian to expose audiences to racial comedy. His comedy spared no one including politicians, celebrities and the white supremacists who were part of his regular audience. In confronting bigotry head-on with biting humor and charm, Gregory turned his activism into an art form, risking his own safety at each performance. “Scorchingly funny and brilliant” (The New York Times), Turn Me Looseis an exuberant and raw tribute to Gregory’s life as a civil rights activist, comic genius and unapologetic provocateur.

See how Dick Gregory’s son feels about the play….


John Legend and the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory –  starring Edwin Lee Gibson – that shines a light on the first Black comedian to  expose white audiences to racial comedy. Gregory was singled out by President Obama as one of his all-time favorite comedians.

Dick Gregory was a strong advocate for DC statehood.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Statehood NOW Foundation.


Following the October 12th performance of TURN ME LOOSE,
we will mark the occasion with a Champagne Reception
including a special birthday cake and coffee (on what would of been his 86 birthday).

Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets today HERE!!!


Statehood NOW Foundation

The Statehood No Other Way (NOW) Foundation is a nonprofit organization creating a nationwide campaign to get the word out about the disenfranchisement of the citizens of our nation’s capital.

It’s the start of a new movement to finally fulfill the promise of democracy for the residents of Washington, DC by making DC the 51st state of the Union.

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FREE! The Instant Author Masterclass – Thursday , June 25th @ 7pm via Zoom





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Instant Author Coach and creator of The 90 Day ‘Get Your Book Done’ Dare, Kelly Campbell is back with a FREE Virtual Masterclass!

FREE: The Instant Author Blueprint Masterclass will be offered this Thursday, June 25 at 7:00PM via Zoom.

Are you ready to be a Best-Selling Author?

No time to write? Been there.

Writer’s block? Been there, too.

I wrote my first book in 45 days and became an Amazon #1 Best Seller in 90. I have coached dozens of experts to become best-selling authors and I’ll show you how to GET IT DONE.This is your year! Register for this Masterclass and let’s turn your passion, skills and expertise into a Best-Selling Book!

 Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

In this workshop, YOU will go from dreaming about their book to penning their masterpiece. You will learn:

  • How to uncover your book’s true purpose and message
  • How to attain unstoppable confidence in your writing
  • The Secrets and Strategies on How to Write A Book in 90 Days
  • How to Market and Launch your book’s into to a Best Seller

*Bonus* – We will also talk about how a book can be ‘Monetized’ and repurposed into multiple income streams, such as speaking, coaching, courses and products.


Virtual Classroom date:

Thursday, June 25th at 7:00PM EST

Register FREE HERE @

or call


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Fix Your Finances Series





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Fix Your Finances: a 12-part financial education series that runs on Mondays at 8pm ET (5pm PT)
We will be discussing: How to set up a budget that actually works and is easy to stay on / 7 ways to free up money that you might not have thought of.

The good, the bad and the ugly truth about debt.

  • How to teach your kids about money.
  • How to reduce costs and understand insurance.
  • How to choose the proper investments.
  • The best investment strategies to start now to create retirement income.

This is a FREE online series and you can join us from the comfort of your own home.
For more details or to REGISTER, visit

NOTE: If you are unable to attend the event and would like to personally discuss how you can get prepared or be prepared for the future, please schedule an appointment at

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“Streaming LIVE”  via ZOOM The Ward 7 & 8 Candidate Debate – Forum – Wednesday, April 15th @5pm





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