Monthly Archives: September 2011

Double Nickels Teaches Digital Storytelling At AU

Antoinette Ford, the vivacious Executive Director of the Double Nickels, made an appearance in Dr. Nina Shapiro-Perl's Digital Storytelling class at American University on September 20, 2011. The students are learning the techniques required to encourage and assist other storytellers from the community, by first doing their own digital story and then working with a client on that subject's story. Mrs. Ford presented a 4-minute story she created last

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Double Nickels for Your Thoughts

Check out this article in the East of the River Magazine, which features our very own Antoinette Ford, discussing the importance of oral history in highlighting the contributions and experiences of African American seniors and veterans. Mrs. Ford explains there are many stories waiting to be told and the Double Nickels hope to do just that - through Reminiscence Theatre.

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