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IN THE ARTS: Things Black Grandmas Say In the Church Choir
3 months ago

IN THE ARTS: Things Black Grandmas Say In the Church Choir

Jobi Tyson, thank you for sharing your amazing comedic talent with us! You are so gifted!

“Things black grandmothers say in the church choir!”

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IN THE ARTS: LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER
3 months ago

IN THE ARTS: LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER

“LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER”, 2013

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IN THE ARTS: MAKING WAY FOR SISTER
4 months ago

IN THE ARTS: MAKING WAY FOR SISTER

For thirty miles The string of cars In my grandmother’s funeral procession Laces painfully through The red-lighted intersections

It’s some kind of a miracle No trucks ram the hearse No …
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THE ARTS: DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST
4 months ago

THE ARTS: DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

I haven’t watched “Daughters of the Dust” since it came out when I was in college in the early to mid 1990s. Julie Dash’s Daughters captured aspects of the …
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In the News: Alice Marie Johnson Has Served 21 Years of Life Sentence for Nonviolent Drug Offense
4 months ago

In the News: Alice Marie Johnson Has Served 21 Years of Life Sentence for Nonviolent Drug Offense

“In 1996, Alice Marie Johnson was sentenced by a jury to life without parole on non-violent drug conspiracy charges. On Oct. 31, the 62-year-old great-grandmother will have served 21 years …
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IN THE NEWS: CHANCE’S GRANDMOTHER’S PRAYER FOR HIM- LORD TAKE AWAY ALL THINGS THAT ARE NOT LIKE YOU
4 months ago

IN THE NEWS: CHANCE’S GRANDMOTHER’S PRAYER FOR HIM- LORD TAKE AWAY ALL THINGS THAT ARE NOT LIKE YOU

Chance the Rapper, born Chancelor Johnathan Bennett on April 16, 1993, has emerged as one of the most permeating influential figures in hip-hop over the last few years.  Chance grew …
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IN THE ARTS: MADEA IS TRUMP’S NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
4 months ago

IN THE ARTS: MADEA IS TRUMP’S NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Madea holds a press conference to announce she’s the new White House communications director.

In the Arts: Jay Z and Beyoncé’s Grandmothers Serve Us Up Lemonade
4 months ago

In the Arts: Jay Z and Beyoncé’s Grandmothers Serve Us Up Lemonade

Beyoncé recently covered one end of the life course with the recent release of her new “Freedom” video. The new video honors International Day of the Girl. In it girls …
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IN THE NEWS: “FLINT IS FAMILY” EXAMINES IMPACT OF WATER CRISIS ON THREE GENERATIONS OF BLACK WOMEN
4 months ago

IN THE NEWS: “FLINT IS FAMILY” EXAMINES IMPACT OF WATER CRISIS ON THREE GENERATIONS OF BLACK WOMEN

In honor of the recent announcement of the 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant Awardees, we are sharing LaToya Ruby Frazier’s “Flint Is Family” project.  Flint is a visual project that explores the …
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