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Exhibit showcases glamour of Ebony Fashion Fair
Saturday, October 21, 2017
RALEIGH – Ebony and Jet magazines gave blacks an avenue to read positive and uplifting stories. The Ebony Fashion Fair told black women they were beautiful with its cosmetics line and extraordinary fashion shows that featured both black female and male models. The North Carolina Museum of Art will relive those memories with its “Inspiring
BOOK: Who’s teaching our children?
Friday, October 20, 2017
White Teachers and Black Students: In the Spirit of Yes to African American Student Achievement By Mack Hines III Scholar Hines has written a book that focuses on facilitating white teachers’ success with African-American students. The book, White Teachers, Black Students: In The Spirit of Yes to African-American Student Achievement, available on
Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall
Friday, October 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther. But even Boseman was wary after director Reginald Hudlin approached him about portraying the younger days of the future Supreme Court justice in
Plant easy care daffodils now for spring beauty
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau has declared 2017 the Year of the Daffodil, and with the fall planting season right around the
Teen author writes 3 books used by school districts
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The Middle School Chronicles By Essynce Moore Fifteen-year-old Essynce Moore is the only black teen author that has written three books that are mandatory readings for several school district curriculums, including Hillside, New Jersey, School District; Brooklyn, New York, charter school(s); and Orange, New Jersey, School District. Her books are a part of
Rare screening of cult classic showing in Raleigh
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
RALEIGH – Speller Street Films brought you the award-winning documentary "Wilmington on Fire" about the horrifying history of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre and the hatred that fueled it. Now comes "As an Act of Protest," a narrative film about the psychological effects of racism and the consequences of both accepting and resisting it. Dennis Leroy
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