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African American Artists: from history to art

Though Boehner has been one of President Obama’s most visible political adversaries, his own party… Continue
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Sonia Sanchez-Black Arts Movement (BAM) to Hip Hop

This was a panel discussion from a few years back where several members of the Black Arts Movement spoke including poet Sonia Sanchez .. They gave up game on the History of the Black Arts Movement, their lives and the role art plays in shaping politics and the world around them..Here’s what Ms Sanchez had to say..
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…
Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education
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The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars.
Writen and Directed by: Göran Hugo Olsson
Produced by: Annika Rogell, Story AB
Co-Produced by: Joslyn Barnes & Danny Glover, Louverture
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African American Artists: from history to art

Professional sports love to wrap themselves in the American flag. They assume that spectators and television viewers are super patriotic and that they will appreciate their favorite sport's devotion to the spirit of nationalism and gratitude towards those who made sacrifices for our country. Every home club selects someone to sing the National Anthem before the game begins, and the flag waves on high. It was not always so. The patriotic ritual only began in baseball during the First
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

Start your day with a little creativity at AAF in the Black Enterprise Empowerment Zone….
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African American Artists: from history to art

After Michelle Obama’s strong sartorial showing ina stunning teal dress on Easter Sunday, we couldn’t wait to see what the first lady would wear for Monday’s 137th White House Easter Egg Roll.
FLOTUS celebrated the historic event inher signature bold and beautiful style by donning a colorful printed blouse and vibrant orange cardigan. She paired the statement tops with black slacks and balletRead more…