What is CHECK IT Enterprises?
Initially we were literally risking our lives to fight back after senseless attacks. “Check It Enterprises,” was created so that we could go from “Check It” the gang, into “Check It” the entrepreneurs. A positive for-profit enterprise, so we no longer have to commit petty crimes to survive as being marginalized and neglected was paralyzing to many of us. Also our goal is to reach back to support and mentor many of our gay youth who are following the negative aspects of the footsteps we are working to leave behind. Check It Enterprises consist of—founding members of the gang dedicated to change and a few childhood friends —as we work hard to claw our way out of that life through an unlikely avenue—fashion.
We would like to give a special thanks to those who have been here to assist us including Ronald Moten who was their when nobody would open their arms, D.C. Metropolitan Police Assistant Police Chief, Diane Groomes who took the time to understand us instead of locking us up, and Reverend Tony Lee who opened his church up to us with open arms and supported our clothing line, also giving us spiritual enlightenment without thinking twice. We ask you to please spread the word on supporting the completion of the Check It Film and on our merchandise staring with our tee shirts. The best is yet to come and with your support it will happen sooner than later.