Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

Black History | Lauren Anderson

Lauren Anderson (born February 19, 1965)[1] is an American ballet dancer and a former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet. In 1990, she was the first African American ballerina to become a principal for a major dance company, an important … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | 3Chics Dance Series

The Watusi /wɑːˈtuːsi/ is a solo dance that enjoyed brief popularity during the early 1960s.[1] It was the second-most popular dance craze in the 1960s in the United States, after the Twist. The Orlons, a vocal quartet from Philadelphia, had … Continue reading

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The Destruction of the Black Family- Part 7: A history

Hat tip R-Evolution When Africans were taken from their homes and forced into slavery, they were separated from mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers and were torn from extensive kinship networks. Enslaved in the British colonies of North America or the … Continue reading

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