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These young leaders are ‘Making A Difference

‘Making A Difference’ and their stars are shining brightly as this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK! M.A.D. Girls. Meet voting rights activist and entrepreneur Winter Breeanne (@winterbreeanne), author, journalist, and speaker Chanice Lee (@chanicealee), and environmental activist Mari “Little Miss Flint” Copeny (@littlemissflint). […]

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Trailer for Upcoming Harriet Tubman Movie Sails Over Ten Million Views in Five Days

     “Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, “Harriet” tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history,” a write-up by Focus Features read. […]

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The Narrative of a Slave Woman

Latoya Lain, soprano Casey Robards, piano Saturday, September 21, 2019 The Venetian Salon at JKV John Knox Village Village Centre auditorium 6:00 pm Reception 7:00 pm Salon Concert 8:15 Champagne with the Artists VAS/JKV Members […]

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

     When she helped school her white editors on the power of her works and viewpoints on African American culture and experiences, she faced the same challenge that many African Americans encounter when dealing with their white counterparts in business, education, politics, etc. Resistance. As she recounts her experiences, Morrison is poised, resolved and reflective. Somewhat akin to an intelligent philosopher or an academic who patiently teaches a class of inquisitive but slow-learning freshmen. […]

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John Legend, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and More Come Together to Help Preserve Nina Simone’s Legacy

     “Spaces devoted to the history and legacy of people of color, especially women of color, are far too few in America today,” said John Legend. “Preserving places like the Simone childhood home will help keep her powerful story alive. This campaign pays tribute to Nina Simone’s unapologetic pursuit of musical, personal, and political freedom and I am proud to be a part of it.” […]