Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman is an award-winning journalist who has served the Washington DC metropolitan area for more than six years, covering education, political and arts news for online, print and broadcast media. Her articles have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines, including East of the River, The Washington Informer, District Chronicles, The Baltimore Times, The Afro and The Hill Rag. Nationally, her work has been read on online sites, including SoulTrain.com, the award-winning music blog SoulBounce.com, and the national news site Examiner.com where she writes as the DC Community Issues Examiner. A resident of Prince George’s County, Maryland, Khadijah recently joined the writing team at Patch.com, covering local news as a contributing writer to the Upper Marlboro Patch. Khadijah has worked in broadcast media as an on-air news reporter for Pacifica Radio’s WPFW 89.3 and has appeared on numerous news programs to discuss local politics, education and arts.
Khadijah is founder of the arts group Liberated Muse Productions that produces numerous progressive arts events, including the current stage play Running: AMOK which she wrote and directs. She is editor of Liberated Muse’s official blog Transforming Spaces Into Art Places. She also founded, in 2005, the consultant group So Our Youth Aspire which provides services and support to agencies, organizations and individuals that serve youth populations. In 2009, she edited the book anthology Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul (Outskirts Press, 2009) and is currently working on the book Manifesting Your Artist Life, due out 2012. Moon’s prolific work has positively impacted the exposure of numerous emerging artists, leaders and visionaries through her various roles as a journalist, artist, community activist and educator.
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