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Langston Hughes’ Timeless Resonance on Showtime
7 months ago

Langston Hughes’ Timeless Resonance on Showtime

Fellow Travelers, a Showtime© series exploring the challenges queer individuals faced during McCarthyism, featured a pivotal scene. Journalist Marcus Hooks, portrayed by Jelani Aladdin, encounters the drag performer Frankie (Noah …
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Girls at the Vanguard of Change in the Era of Brown v. Board
1 year ago

Girls at the Vanguard of Change in the Era of Brown v. Board

On this anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling, we commemorate the courageous girls who played pivotal roles in desegregating America’s schools. Their stories, while inspiring, …
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Misty Copeland: The Fight Of Her Life
9 years ago

Misty Copeland: The Fight Of Her Life

In her new book, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina (Touchstone), Misty Copeland opens up about her rise from poverty to becoming the first African American female soloist in two …
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