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’12 Years A Slave’ To Be Incorporated Into Public High School Curriculum

The award-winning film 12 Years a Slave, a striking and brutally vivid retelling of the true story ofSolomon Northup, will be incorporated into public high school classrooms around the nation beginning in September 2014, according to a The National School Boards Association (NSBA) press release. The NSBA is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the acclaimed ...

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Beyond the Beat: the Untold Stories of Black College Bands

Beyond the Beat: the Untold Stories of Black College Bands is an Entertainment Documentary that shares an inside look at the inner-workings of Black College Bands. The project examines what it's like to participate in an HBCU Band from the modern-day students' perspective, to the benefits of having taken part from veteran band members and band alumni! ...

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Everything You Missed at the 45th NAACP Image Awards

By NewsOne   Did you miss the 45th NAACP Image Awards? Well, NewsOne, Hello Beautiful and The Urban Daily have you covered! The sites were front and center in covering the show to pull together some the greatest moments for you from slideshows of the best dressed to video of the most moving speeches – and a full list of the winners. Check it out! Pay Homage! Patti LaBelle & Gladys Knight Shutdown NAACP ...

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Gabby Douglass shared her life and story with the world

Gabby Douglass shared her life and story with the world ...

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Music director, Erslyn Ferguson Anders, dies at age 81

Music director, Erslyn Ferguson Anders, dies at age 81 ...

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India Arie – SongVersation

India Arie – SongVersation ...

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E-Juju and Griots salute Jayne Cortez and Amiri Baraka

 A gathering of renowned poets envisioned by the late Amiri Baraka arrived in a profusion of words and memory last Tuesday evening at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life on NYU campus.   That event was originally conceived by Baraka in collaboration with Manthia Diawara, the director of the Institute of Afro-American Affairs, as a tribute to Jayne Cortez, who joined the ancestors a little more ...

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Celebrate, ‘The Birth of an American Sound: The Blues’, with the Joey Gilmore Band

Celebrate, “The Birth of an American Sound: The Blues”, with the Joey Gilmore Band, live at Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library ...

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Zipporah Hayes singer songwriter

Zipporah Hayes singer songwriter ...

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