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And Still We Rise!: Amanda Gorman and the People’s Inauguration

Amanda Gorman, National Youth Poet Laureate, read her “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Dr. Joseph Biden, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Now 22-years-old, West LA raised Gorman was named Youth Poet … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison Resting in Power 1931-2019

  Rest in your power, Toni Morrison Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am documentary interview Morrison on what motivated her to write The Bluest Eye  News of her life and transition: Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dies at 88  Toni Morrison: Nobel … Continue reading

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Gangsta Gardener: Ron Finley

Ron Finley, a native of South Central L.A., will be part of this year’s Food Revolution. He’s transforming food desserts (a.ka. food prisons) into food forests!!!   Learn more about Ron Finley and his work: Ron Finley Project

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The Caribbean, The Future: Despair or Hope, Strategies of Connection and Disconnection — Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Institute of African American Affairs at New York University presents Lyonel Trouillot on “The Caribbean, The Future:  Despair or Hope, Strategies of Connection and Disconnection.” Part of the Caribbean Imaginary Lecture Series Wednesday, November 4th, 2015  LOCATION: NYU Law School … Continue reading

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