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  • AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS

    AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS

    AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA is a new PBS documentary series — running now until the end of November. It is the first to focus on the dramatic demographic shifts currently taking place in this country. As we explore underreported stories from every corner of the nation, we reveal the human face of the biggest population change in U.S. history. The new American mainstream—the growing number of Asians, Latinos, African Americans, mixed race, immigrants, women, youth, and LGBT—is […]

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  • Hip-Hop Artist- Seneca Da Product—shares moving tribute song “”TEDDY BEARS’ R.I.P MIKE BROWN” in honor of his friend, Michael Brown

    Hip-Hop Artist- Seneca Da Product—shares moving tribute song “”TEDDY BEARS’ R.I.P MIKE BROWN” in honor of his friend, Michael Brown

    Hip-hop artist Seneca Da Product, who hails from the now-notorious city of Ferguson, MO and was a buddy of the late Michael Brown Jr., who loved music, is deeply saddened by what’s taking place in his hometown and has channeled his grieving into a musical expression. They say that “music has charms that soothe the savage beast,” and it’s Seneca’s hope that his song, “Teddy Bears,” will help soothe some of Ferguson’s pain and unrest following the murder by a […]

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  • Ubuntu at NYC’s Carnegie Hall-Oct/Nov 2014

    Ubuntu at NYC’s Carnegie Hall-Oct/Nov 2014

    Carnegie Hall salutes this vibrant nation with a festival called UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa. Roughly translating to mean “I am because you are,” ubuntu is a philosophy from Southern Africa that emphasizes the importance of community, influencing recent moves of reconciliation and inclusion in South Africa that were fostered by the late Nelson Mandela. Dedicated to Mandela’s legacy, Carnegie Hall’s UBUNTU festival celebrates the many threads that make up South Africa’s vibrant musical culture. http://www.carnegiehall.org/SouthAfrica

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  • Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism

    Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism

    Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism Misee Harris is a pediatric dentist and professor at Meharry School of Pediatric Dentistry. She has made waves in the media with her campaign to become television’s first black Bachelorette. Media personality, Misee Harris, is calling out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker on the representation of their sole African American doll, Abrianna. “A doll company that prides itself on representing who we are as a community and a generation has gotten […]

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  • Lifetime presents Bring IT! featuring hip-hip majorettes who dance with the soul of Mississippi

    Lifetime presents Bring IT! featuring hip-hip majorettes who dance with the soul of Mississippi

    Check out the hit dance docu-series Bring It! on the Lifetime channel. If you enjoy Dance Moms, then you will love Mississippi’s best — Bring It! — with Miss D and the fantastic Dancing Dolls. This new dance show has really brought it and it has become a ratings hit. The girls, The Dancing Dolls, are such dynamic performers and it’s inspirational how at a such a young age they are so dedicated and devoted. The Dancing Dolls coach, Miss […]

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  • Spelman College President Beverly Tatum

    Spelman College President Beverly Tatum

    Scholar, race relations expert and current president of Spelman College Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum joins Huffpost Live to discuss her retirement, her book and the implications of racial isolation in public schools.

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  • Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a […]

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  • New play, “Freedom Summer” to open in Washington D.C., July 19

    New play, “Freedom Summer” to open in Washington D.C., July 19

    Freedom Summer is a new mass meeting event based on the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project when nearly 1,000 college students went to Mississippi to help African Americans to secure their voting rights.  This new play explores the tensions within the project and the challenges faced by the staff and volunteers as they adjust to life in Mississippi during the long, hot summer of 1964 when lives were changed, a state was transformed, churches were burned and three civil rights workers […]

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  • Documentary: Finding Samuel Lowe- From Harlem to China

    Documentary: Finding Samuel Lowe- From Harlem to China

    Three successful black siblings from Harlem discover their heritage by searching for clues about their long-lost Chinese grandfather, Samuel Lowe. Retired NBC Universal executive Paula Williams Madison and her brothers, Elrick and Howard Williams, were raised in Harlem by their Chinese Jamaican mother, Nell Vera Lowe. Nell encouraged them to realize the rags-to-riches American dream, resulting in their growth from welfare recipients to wealthy entrepreneurs. In order to fulfill a promise to their mother to connect to her estranged father’s […]

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