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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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The Cry of Jet Magazine

Posted May 28, 2014 by Hermene Hartman

As of next week, there will be no more Jet Magazine, that pint-sized publication that’s been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951. For there to no longer be a Jet is a watershed moment in contemporary African-American history.  There’s always been a Jet; for all African-Americans except senior citizens, there’s never […]

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