From left to right: Charlie Rich, Rania Das, IfeMichelle Gardin, Thabisa Rich, Dr. Hanan Hameen-Diop, Kim Weston and Malakhi Eason. Lisa Kaston Photos.
Top: Cousins Jazmine and Nijonn Williamson. Bottom: Games unfolded all afternoon. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Curatorial fellows Cornelia Stokes and Kiara Cristina Ventura. Abiba Biao Photo.
Synovia and Andrew Gibson with their sauce, Runny Novs. Lucy Gellman Photos.
The "Boss Up" Panelists. From left to right: Onyeka Obiocha, Renee Loren, Petah “Jay” Johnson, Leonard Brown, Mercy Quaye and Joshua Jenkins. Lucy Gellman Photos.
When Angel Dahfay wanted to design her own website, establish a business and organize her first event, she had to learn how to do it completely on her own. Now, she's trying to take what she has learned, invite fellow creatives, and open up that body of knowledge for her peers in Connecticut.
Ryan Sands, William Frank Mitchell, and Jesse Hameen II. Delores Greenlee, the daughter of Monterey owner and proprietor Rufus Greenlee, joined virtually. Marie Sanford Photos.