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How to End the Violence in “Chiraq”

Posted August 10, 2014 by ndigo

by Gianno Caldwell   Between July 3rd and July 7th, 82 people were wounded and 16 killed by gunfire. If you think I’m talking about violence in Iraq, you’re wrong. I’m talking about happenings in “Chiraq,” a new nickname for Chicago — my hometown. This violence is an unfortunate way of life for many Chicagoans. […]

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Ruby Dee: Legends Live Forever … “The Somebodiness of Me”

Posted June 16, 2014 by ndigo

  Her work, her spirit and her authentic love for the arts and humanity, sparked an interest in Ruby Dee that became infectious. The flash of her smile and the depths of the characters she transformed into acknowledged a woman set forth with purpose and a mission. Her spoken word poetry elicits a sense of […]

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Phenomenally, Maya Angelou was Every Woman

Posted June 5, 2014 by Hermene Hartman

    Dr. Maya Angelou April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014   Maya Angelou was a world-class lady whose life might have been the inspiration for Chaka Kahn’s song I’m Every Woman. Maya was every woman – that is, every Black woman living in her era, from 1928-2014. She lived a rich life, but […]

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