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Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest

Def Jam Records Co-Founder Russell Simmons and Actress Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest Part of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, the youth contest encourages students to discuss thei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Howard University Jazz Week, April 7-12

Join THe Howard University Department of Music for an exciting week of performances, lectures, films and masterclasses celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month, America’s Jazz Heritage and our Distinguished Jazz Alumni! Excep...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
Mothers Day

10 Best Mother’s Day Gifts Ever

Flowers are fine, but there are much more thoughtful and creative ways to honor Mom By Linda Bernstein | May 6, 2013 Another second-Sunday-in-May, another take-Mom-to-brunch-and-buy-her-flowers day, right? Not necessarily. You ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The Women Who Make America: From All Points of View

When you think of the Women’s Rights Movement in the United States, what iconic images come to mind? How about Rosie the Riveter? She’s strong, she’s capable and she’s ready to take on the job of any man...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Learn More About the Black Culture Connection

The PBS Black Culture Connection is your resource and guide to films, stories and voices across public television centered around Black history & culture. PBS Black Culture Connection is committed to bringing you the b...
by Michael Cadenhead