Twin sisters have singular vision for art, culture | San Francisco Chronicle

Gabrielle Lurie, San Francisco Chronicle Photo: AlunBe. Featured Image Melorra and Melonie Green have lived together their whole lives — 41 years to be exact. Born one minute apart, the fraternal twins are from Memphis and have brought their Southern charm and vision to the Bay Area. For the past decade, the Green twins have […]

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Cornel West to Teach Intro to African American Studies After 18-Year Break | The Crimson

Sophia S. Armenakas, The Crimson Cornel R. West ’74 spoke with Danielle S. Allen, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, as a part of the center’s Diversity, Justice, and Democracy lecture series in 2016. Photo: Sidni M. Frederick. Featured Image Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy Cornel R. West ’74 will […]

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Leyla Fern King receives Gold Key recognition for ‘To Mama’ | The St. Louis American

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Leyla Fern King received the highest Gold Key recognition for her poem “To Mama” in the 2019 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards Contest and now advances to national competition. She is a sophomore at John Burroughs School where she serves as sophomore justice […]

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Black History Month: a Reading List | OUPBlog

Eleanor Robson & Mara Sandroff, OUPBlog February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation of Black History Month was initiated by Dr. Carter G. […]

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Episode 343: A Bound Woman Is A Dangerous Thing Author DaMaris B. Hill | iHeart.com

Staff, iHeart.com Author and poet DaMaris B. Hill talks to Daniel Ford about her new collection A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland. To learn more about DaMaris B. Hill, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter […]

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Revisiting the Legacy of Howard Thurman, the Mystic of the Civil Rights Movement | Religion & Politics

Gene Zubovich, Religion & Politics Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery. Featured Image In February, local PBS stations will premiere an hour-long documentary about a theological giant of the twentieth century, Howard Thurman (1899-1981). Famous among activists for his influence on the civil rights […]

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