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Griot on the Go!: September Speaking Schedule

Aug 29 2014

Please come out and join me (or listen in) if you can!

 Radio: September 2 from 10a-11a on “The Marc Steiner Show” on WEAA 88.9 FM… 102 more words

The Stages Of Viewing TV While Black

By Shy Hardiman

Growling German shepherds, fire hoses blasting, and feet dangling above ground from trees are just some of the images that tend to surface when we talk about America’s relationship with race. 638 more words

6 Reasons New Generations Must Listen to Nina Simone

1.  During the Civil Rights Movement, she wrote songs that expressed the anger, grief, and hope of black people.

My personal favorites are To Be Young, Gifted and Black… 335 more words

Music

HISTORIC SPEECHES: “I HAVE A DREAM”

* A day late, but here it is. Yesterday got away from me.

People make speeches all the time, but some have more impact than others. 174 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

Ferguson Raises Questions Around Traditional, Social Media Activism


The Black community is, in large part, coming together to speak out against the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo. Many on social media and elsewhere have stepped up to demand justice. 195 more words

News

FRIDAY ...PEACE WALK AT 7 PM

Pastor Pfleger…Friday night, Peace Walk… August 29th, 2014 at 7 pm…At St. Sabina, 1210 West 78th Place…Chicago, Illinois 60620…More info…773-483-4300