April R. Silver

About the Founder

A nationally respected cultural arts advocate and communications executive, Silver established AKILA to honorably service the needs of progressive communities. Because of her work, she's been featured in The Washington Post, Ms., ESSENCE, EBONY, and on CNN. Her first book, Be a Father to Your Child: Real Talk from Black Men on Family, Love, and Fatherhood, was published to critical acclaim. Her second will focus on Black women (slated for 2022).

"April R. Silver and her ... team are first-in-class. They bring the skill, sharp insight, and integrity to the projects they take on and are masters in the use of new and traditional media. Silver is a spirited and visionary leader. She's an uncommon professional and a joy to work with. AKILA WORKSONGS is the wise choice for any effective reach into the hearts and minds of Urban America--they over-deliver. Surely, they are my choice!"

- Susan L. Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement; Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, ESSENCE Magazine
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October 2021 Client Spotlight: BYRON HURT

Hearty congratulations are in order for BYRON HURT! On September 29th, the award-winning documentary filmmaker announced that his film HAZING has been greenlit for a national broadcast on PBS' award-winning series Independent Lens!

HAZING is Hurt's third film to broadcast nationally on Independent Lens. The first two were Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes and Soul Food Junkies.

AKILA WORKSONGS has been a team player at Hurt's God Bless the Child Productions since 2005. It's been our honor to stand behind such an extraordinary visionary. Please take a moment to learn more about Hurt's body of work. Visit his website at www.BHurt.com. | #ProudPublicist #ByronHurt #HazingFilm #ArtsAndActivism

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Videos from Select Clients, Partners, and Friends

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