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A Look Back — The NAACP Celebrates Its 100th Anniversay

A Look Back — The NAACP Celebrates Its 100th Anniversay

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) celebrated their 100th Anniversary recently with a series of celebratory gatherings through out the country. The celebrations, complete with birthday cakes, were held on the birthday of Abraham Lincoln. The centennial celebration was particularly special as it came weeks after the nation’s first Black President [...]

March 27, 2009 | 1 Comment More
National Black Writer’s Conference Celebrates the Life & Work of Octavia Butler

National Black Writer’s Conference Celebrates the Life & Work of Octavia Butler

The National Black Writers Conference Bi-Annual Symposium celebrates the life and work of renowned speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler in a daylong symposium to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Medgar Evers College- 1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. “Octavia Butler was the first black woman [...]

March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Young Artists Overcome Obstacles and Showcase Art at Casa Frela Gallery

Young Artists Overcome Obstacles and Showcase Art at Casa Frela Gallery

Today, March 14th at 3:00PM, Casa Frela Gallery (47 West 119th Street) will be the new site of DOWNrightART and Masks — unique exhibits organized by Alexander’s Angels.  The exhibit was made possible with the help of public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a division of the Long Island Arts [...]

March 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More