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“Gianna Watson as Yennenga: Tree from which the Mossi nation grew” After months of preparation I am pleased to announce #thefoundersproject. The Founders Project is a multimedia installation project headed by Boston based artist and educator Stephen Hamilton. The project re-imagines Boston Public School High-School students as the legendary founders of the West and West-Central African ethn...

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Queen Tiye. One of my favourite women from OURstory.

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Statistics said that girls who learn to dance as children are more focused and ambitious as women. #...

Statistics said that girls who learn to dance as children are more focused and ambitious as women. #blackart  #blackstyle  #allblackallthetime  #blackhistory

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A repost from @lunionsuite - August 14, 2017 marks the 226-year anniversary of Bwa Kayiman. 226 years ago, on August 14, 1791, Haitian men and women at Bwa Kayiman held a ceremony and war council that began the Haiti revolution. The Haitian Revolution challenged, condemned and abolished the practice of slavery. ——– August 14, 1791: Bois Caïman : Boukman Bois Caïman (Haitian Creole: B...

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Born in 1927 South Carolina, Eartha Kitt became popular in Paris as a nightclub singer, then returned...

Born in 1927 South Carolina, Eartha Kitt became popular in Paris as a nightclub singer, then returned to the U.S. to appear in films and on Broadway. Her 1953 recording of "Santa Baby" is still a favorite today. In the 1960s, Kitt had a recurring role as Catwoman on TV's Batman, but her career waned after she criticized the Vietnam War during a luncheon with Lady Bird Johnson. Eartha Kitt had ...

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