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Danielle Aziz

Location Director & Videographer

Danielle Aziz is a Video Specialist at Edward Jones Investments where she manages distribution and duplication for the St. Louis and Canadian headquarters. In addition she is responsible for assisting in the productions of the firm’s live and taped training broadcasts. Aziz received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Webster University in St Louis, MO.

Sarah Cato

Producer & Historian

Sarah Cato holds an Associate of Arts degree from St. Louis Community College concentrating on history and political science, B.A. from St. Louis University in American Studies with emphasis on history and political science and a J.D. from Howard University. A retired attorney, she is currently a student in American Culture at Washington University; she will complete her thesis and graduate in May.

DeAndrea Nichols

Interviewer & Videographer

De Nichols is currently a St. Louis-based social practice designer,  lecturer,  museum educator, and start-up leader who helps changemakers nationwide actualize creative approaches to social and racial justice issues. Most recently, De was named a 2016 Visionary Award recipient for community impact in the city of St. Louis.

De holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), where she specialized in social entrepreneurship and socio-economic development. She was in the process of earning her Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) degree from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art at WashU as a John B. Ervin Scholar, during the time she participated in the filming of JC2BO.

Visit De’s website to get the complete list of awards, exhibition and lectures, as well as, her philosophy on the relationship of art and social justice.

Arion Ford

Interviewer & Videographer

Arion Ford is a freelance journalist currently attending school pursuing a bachelors degree in political science. He has covered the events in Ferguson as well as the social justice issues happening across the country. He is also the communications coordinator for the local NAACP St. Louis County.

Josalynn Smith

Interviewer, Narrator & Videographer

Josalynn Smith is currently attending Columbia University Film MFA program and is a Washington University in St Louis alumna. She started working on Jim Crow to Barack Obama in the summer of 2010 when she was 16 years old. With her continued interest in film making, Josalynn hopes to produce films that center marginalized narratives.