Celebrity Photographer Patricia McDougall Chairs Celebration Of Black History and Remembrance Of Yekatit 12

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Washington, DC ( Little ethiopia )-Today,February 19,2018 Little Ethiopia DC celebrates the13 anniversary Black History Month in the District of Columbia on President’s Day. The event first started in February 2005 after two months we began celebrating The Pan-African Holiday of Kwanza & Genna ( Ethiopian Christmas ) on December 26, 2004. The Pan-African bridge building efforts continues by sharing and educating the public at large. On This same day also we remember the massacre of over 30,000 innocent Ethiopians who were executed by the order a brutal fascist Italian General Rudolfo Graziani. On February 19,1937 ( TEKATIT 12 ) a futile attempt was made to assassinate Rudolfo by bomb but failed. The General ordered the massacre of innocent people. He was the viceroy of Benito Mussolini when Ethiopia was occupied on May 5,1936 at the Italo-Abyssinian War of 1935-41. Abyssinia is the ancient name of Ethiopia. 

Patricia MCDOUGALL, founder and Chief Executive Officer, of Patricia’s Professional Photos, LLC would chair and moderate the celebration and remembrance of the Black history month and Yekatit 12.She operates her business and work in the Greater Washington DC region. lShe is renowned for providing services at iconic places and history-making events in Washington D.C. These include the White House, the US Congress, the State Department, International Organizations, Embassies, Academic institutions, and Faith-Based organizations. 

Patricia McDougall also provides photography services to Corporate, government agencies, non-profit organizations, private, social businesses, cultural celebrations, anniversaries, weddings and more.  She is also the Radio Host and Producer of Patricia McDougall "On The Scene" Celebrity Photographer which is aired every Sunday at 2:00pm (EST) on WLVS Radio. More importantly Patricia has an artistic eye and the ability to capture the magic of a fleeting moment in time.

She was awarded the Joe Mans Black Wall Street Award, President's Angel Award by the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., voted one of the Top Black Female Photographers in the Washington, DC area and nominated by the Caribbean and African Faith Based Leadership Conference (CAFBLC) to receive the Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters for her humanitarian and ministerial work. Her work graces the cover of books, various magazines and she can be seen on National TV at the many events she covers. 

Patricia McDougall also works at Howard University, Faculty Senate Office. She received her education from Howard University School of Business and Northern Virginia College.

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