Dr. Monique A. Gamble is a daughter of the Deep South who made her home in Washington, DC. She is HBCU educated three times over, having earned a Bachelor's Degree in Biology at Tuskegee University, and Master's and Doctorate Degrees in Political Science at Howard University. Dr. Gamble is an educator, writer, and photographer. She writes about the intersections of race, culture, and politics. In her artistic work, Dr. Gamble has trained her lens on Black urban life in the nation's capital.