Category Archives: Black History

Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” 40th Anniversary Exhibition

I don’t believe any black girl can graduate to womanhood without knowing about, seeing, and understanding Ms. Ntozake Shange’s Choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.” Ntozake Sahnge- Poet, author, and playwright Paulette Williams … Continue reading

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Call to Action: National March on Ferguson

The Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition will be holding a massive demonstration in Ferguson, Mo at Ground Zero on Saturday, August 30th, 10:00 am Central Time and are calling for supporters nationwide to stand with them in solidarity in … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with The Jackson 5.  

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Thursday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

Are you enjoying this week with The Jackson 5?  

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Wednesday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

Let’s boogie with The Jackson 5.  

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Video Updates | President Obama & First Lady Michelle Host White House Gala for African Leaders

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host an historic White House Gala for  50, that’s right FIFTY African leaders tonight. Lionel Richie will perform. GALA STARTS AT 9:30 P.M. EDT/8:30 P.M. CT Link to photos here.

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Tuesday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

We continue with The Jackson 5.

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