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Johnny Coleman II

Coleman is an anthropologist and the founder of  He uses anthropology to create ethnic marketing campaigns. He is a licensed tour guide and marketing consultant, and in April 2018 he launched "DC Food Tour with Johnny" with Airbnb Experiences.

His portfolio includes the promotion of festivals, food, museums and more—all based in ethnic marketing.  Notable marketing campaigns include the 2007 Ethiopian-African Millennium Celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  Plus a successful crowd-funding campaign in 2013 to help Haitian coffee farmers combat ‘La Roya' the tree rust/fungus that has killed many coffee trees in Haiti:

He has studied internationally in Egypt and Israel and was the research assistant to the late Dr. Lucille St. Hoyme in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.  He has also published an article on the New York City African Burial Ground (NYABG) as a McNair Fellow.  The NYABG is still considered the most dynamic archeological find of the twenty-first century.

His work has earned him speaking invitations to Morgan State University, the World Bank IFC and Georgetown University.  Coleman is a graduate of Howard University. 
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