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THE CLASSICS SHOW UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EP 04 – HARLEM RENAISSANCE – LANGSTON HUGHES

The Diversity in Silicon Valley panel at the TechConnext Summit discussed actionable steps to identify… Hacking Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem
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THE CLASSICS SHOW UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EP 04 – HARLEM RENAISSANCE – LANGSTON HUGHES

The fourth episode of the series showcasing the cultural and literary heritage of the United States of America. Includes discussions on Langston Hughes, F.Scott Fitzgerald, the Harlem Renaissance and the Jazz age. Music: Excerpts from Samuel Barber and Benny Golson. Film: A teaser of ‘Blood Diamond’ dir.Edward Zwick Guests: Ms Judith Ravin – Cultural Attache at the U.S Embassy in Islamabad. Mr Shehzad Hameed Ahmed – Fulbright Alumnus, filmmaker and journalist responsible for creating ‘The
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Death of a Revolutionary :George Jacskon Soledad Brother

George Jackson’s murder triggered the infamous Attica prison Riots, This clip features an introduction to his story as one of the most influential Black Panthers . This film will be screened in its entirety at the British Film Institute, London http://www.bfi.org.uk on the 5 February 2011 2-5pm http://www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk
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A Tribute to George Jackson with Steel Pulse: A Revolutionary General

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Death of a Revolutionary :George Jacskon Soledad Brother

Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox has made quite an impression on her “Orange Is The New Black” co-stars.
Taryn Manning, aka Pennsatucky, stopped by “The HuffPost Show” on Friday and said that Cox’s wise words about gay and trans issues have helped many of show’s actors and actresses understand the nuances of the LGBT community.
“I’ve never had a big angle on until actually I met Laverne,Read more…