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BOOK: Finally, the Coretta Scott King story
Thursday, January 12, 2017
My Life, My Love, My Legacy By Barbara Reynolds Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and 20th-century American civil and human rights hero, toward the end of her life commissioned the Rev. Barbara Reynolds to write her memoir. It will be released on
Full Frame receives NEA grant
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
DURHAM – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to the Center for Documentary Studies to support the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The funds
BOOK: Based on a true story
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
GO SOUTH TO FREEDOM By Frye Gaillard Illustrated by Anne Kent Rush NewSouth Books, $17.95 HC Over 20 years ago, Robert Croshon, an elderly friend of Frye Gaillard, recounted the story of Croshon’s ancestor, Gilbert Fields, an African-born slave from Georgia, who led his family on a daring flight to freedom. According to the story, Fields and his
‘Sleepy Hollow’ actress tapped as host of ‘AfroPoP’
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
NEW YORK – Acclaimed actress Nikki Beharie will host the ninth season of the enlightening and award-winning public television show AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. This season, the series presents a slate of documentaries to inspire and uplift, films that show how individuals and groups are positively impacting their communities, and families
RLT presents Civil War drama
Sunday, December 18, 2016
RALEIGH – Raleigh Little Theatre presents “The Whipping Man,” a Civil War drama by Matthew Lopez. The production is directed by Patrick Torres who makes his directorial debut in the Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre. The play is set the day after the end of the Civil War. Throughout the South, slaves are being freed and soldiers are returning home.
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