|Saving. Artists. Lives: 4SAL . ORG - The Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship Fund||
6/6/18 - Pianist and Photographer, Kierra Collins Awarded 2018 Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Duke Ellington senior, Kierra Collins, was the 9th recipient of the Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship. Kierra is a talented pianist and photographer. She has had to overcome personal challenges that only made her even more determined to pursue her music and photography in college. Kierra graduated from the Instrumental Music Department and will be attending Alabama State University on a full scholarship in the Fall.
3/1/15 - Killing With Kindness
National Geographic Channel features the Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship Fund for a week in March to promote the upcoming premiere, Killing Jesus. For a 40-day period, The Killing With Kindness campaign highlighted a charity on NGC’s website and social media platforms in an effort to spread kindness around the world.
6/11/13 - Creative Writer Bridget Dease Awarded 2013 Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Duke Ellington senior Bridget Dease was the 1st female recipient of the annual Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship. Bridget graduated with honors and overcame tremendous personal challenges to pursue her dreams. She is a talented writer who attended SUNY Purchase College in New York studying Creative Writing.
6/7/12 - Dancer Damarian Taylor Awarded 2012 Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Duke Ellington senior Damarian Taylor was the recipient of the 3rd annual Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship. Damarian is a talented dancer, singer, and actor, who attended Sante Fe University of Art and Design studying Musical Thater.
6/7/11 - Musician Samuel Jones Awarded 2011 Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Duke Ellington senior Samuel Jones was honored as the 2nd annual recipient of the Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship. Samuel is a talented musician and composer, who entered Berklee School of Music in 2011.
12/2/10 - Art Market Sale for Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Hylton sibling, Aneka, received contributions and sold post cards, posters, and T-shirts at the 2010 Discovery Communications Winter Market Sale in an effort to raise money for the Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship Fund.
6/7/10 - Artist Raymond Berry Awarded 2010 Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship
Duke Ellington senior Raymond Berry was honored as the 1st recipient of the Salim Hylton Memorial Scholarship Fund. Raymond is a visual artist with great potential who attended Salim's Alma mater, Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010.
9/17/09 - "Americans Using Media to Stop Gun Violence"
Beyondbullets.org - Washington, DC | read full article/watch video shorts
9/6/09 - "A Moment of Silence for Moriba Salim Hylton"
Examiner.com - Baltimore | read full article
9/5/09 - "A Light Extinguished Too Soon"
Washington Post | Friends, Family Mourn D.C. Artist-Teacher as Police Seek Leads in His Shooting | read full article
9/4/09 - "A Young Man's Life Lost, Remembered"
Washington Post | photo gallery
9/4/09 - "Harry Jaffe: D.C. Politicians Fiddle While Gangs Kill"
Washington Examiner | read full article
9/3/09 - "Candlelight Vigil for Salim Hylton", Convention Center Community Association | view blog post