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Women in the Black Panther Party

Feb 16, 2016 Comments Off on Women in the Black Panther Party by

The story of The Black Panther Party will be shared on PBS, February 16th, 9 PM.  Learn about the women among the ranks during the movement’s 50th anniversary. Watch a 2 minute clip.

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First Lady Welcomes Dancers for Black History Month

Feb 09, 2016 Comments Off on First Lady Welcomes Dancers for Black History Month by

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed 51 Washington, D.C. students to the White House to celebrate the contributions black women have to dance. The students participated in a day long dance workshop with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Judith Jamison, Debbie Allen, the Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Virginia Johnson, and Hip-Hop choreographer Fatima Robinson. See the White […]

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Feb 06, 2016 Comments Off on Formation

Beyonce’s latest video “Formation” released today is a mixture of raw lyrics and cultural imagery. You be the judge. Check out the video.

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A Ballerina’s Tale

Feb 06, 2016 Comments Off on A Ballerina’s Tale

Get ready to be inspired by the PBS exclusive documentary of Misty Copeland’s journey as the first African American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. Scheduled to air February 8, 10pm ET. Preview the clip.

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Policing Our Schools

Oct 29, 2015 Comments Off on Policing Our Schools

Reports have surfaced that the Mom and Grandmother of the South Carolina Spring Valley High student who was violently slammed in the classroom  passed away in January and June of 2015 and she was currently in foster care. Does this change the narrative? Washington Post Video

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LOC’s Fist Female President

Jun 17, 2015 Comments Off on LOC’s Fist Female President

Memphis native and 1976 LOC graduate Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller has been named LeMoyne-Owen College’s 12th President. Website

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Mom’s Card on Father’s Day

Jun 17, 2015 Comments Off on Mom’s Card on Father’s Day

Mahogany has released a Father’s day card for Mothers. What is your opinion, would you purchase this card for your child to give to their Mother? Is this another way to to separate our families?

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Rachel Dolezal Resigns from the NAACP

Jun 15, 2015 Comments Off on Rachel Dolezal Resigns from the NAACP

“In the eye of this current storm, I can see that a separation of family and organizational outcomes is in the best interest of the NAACP,” Dolezal said in a statement posted to the organization’s Facebook page. “It is with complete allegiance to the cause of racial and social justice and the NAACP that I […]

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ABFF Career Achievement Award

Jun 15, 2015 Comments Off on ABFF Career Achievement Award

American Black Film Festival celebrated this year’s award winning filmmakers and honored the outstanding career of actress Jennifer Lewis (with over 260 Film and TV credits including most recently The Wedding Ringer, Black-ish and Think Like a Man Too).

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Learn Tennis from Serena

Jun 03, 2015 Comments Off on Learn Tennis from Serena

Now you can learn tennis from Serena. Take her tennis master class. Class information

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