Brittini L. Palmer believes everyone has a story and she is proof. While the chapters in her story are still unfolding, Palmer is making her mark in the Richmond area. Brittini is from a small town outside the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania(Steelton). Palmer graduated Magna Cum Lade from the illustrious Virginia Union University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications and Journalism. She is now a reporter for The Richmond Voice Newspaper, an analyst for Capital One, and preparing for Graduate school. Her long term goal is to be a producer of TV shows and movies that cater to but not limited to African Americans. She hopes to motivate, inform, and empower the African American race to do and be better.
Under her leadership at Virginia Union University, the Virginia Union University Chapter of the NAACP was reactivated in 2009. She served as an intern at ABC27 WHTM, a feature writer for the VUU Informer and VUU Voices; a University English Tutor, President of VUU-NAACP 2009-2010 (now off campus advisor), Miss Virginia Union University 2010-2011, initiated into the Beta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, and now a member of the Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. With the youth of the community on her mind, Brittini has volunteered at Manterfly Youth Development, which is a program designed to help children whose parents are incarcerated and children in the Richmond area, the YWCA — Young Women Committed to Action–who want to eradicate racism and uplift women and children, and involved with the Big Brother Big Sister Program.
Brittini received a proclamation from Dauphin County for what she has done and the accomplishments she has made thus far in her life. Dauphin County applauded her devotion to personal excellence and community service; and in her honor, Dauphin County declared May 15, 2010 to be “Brittini L. Palmer Day”.
Brittini believes nothing is possible without God, and gives honor to him for all her many blessings, living by the motto “plan your work, and work your plan.”