Hold on to hope.
Denise Valentine as Phillis Wheatley (African Poetess) — with Joe Becton (1st Rhode Island Regiment) @ Valley Forge National Historical Park for the 102nd Annual Boy Scout Encampment
Take-aways from Marie Forleo’s How to Promote like a Social Media Pro (www.Marieforleo.com)
Susana Baca - de los Amores
Thanks to my friend Nancy Wiklund, music librarian, for sharing this with me!
Today In History
‘Angela Davis, author, activist, and professor was born in Birmingham, AL, on this date January 26, 1944.’
(photo: Angela Davis)
- CARTER Magazine
Poet, author and music writer Amiri Baraka has died. Here’s Eugene Holley Jr. on Baraka’s massively influential Blues People in July 2013.
Rest in Peace & Power
December 17, Last Full Moon of 2013
Tumblr via Anna McGonigal
Warning: Very disturbing. But please read through to the end. Sadly, this is Americana.
(Lomax - 1994 Republication of a 1934 edition)
Cover page Pg 228-229 Pg 230
African Burial Ground National Monument: lecture by Dr. Joy DeGruy on Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Long-Term Effects of Slavery @AFBurialGrndNPS NYC, Dec 14, 2013, 11am
Denise in South Africa, 2004, a set on Flickr.In 2004, I traveled to South Africa, as a “storytelling ambassador” with a delegation from the National Storytelling Network, under the auspices of People to People Ambassador Programs (funded in part by a Leeway Foundation grant).