Kate Price

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2014-10-27T00:24:08+00:00

Kate Price Kate Price is a child commercial sexual exploitation survivor. To support his drug addiction, Price’s father prostituted her from infancy to adolescence at backyard parties, child pornography ring events, and truck stops. Additionally, she survived sexual abuse by multiple members of her parents’ families. Bruises went unquestioned by neighbors, teachers, and coaches. Family [...]

Spike Lee

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2017-08-12T18:26:59+00:00

Spike Lee Throughout his career, Spike Lee has established himself as one of the country's most creative and talented producers, screenwriters, and directors. His forceful social vision, defined such films as Do the Right Thing, the epic Malcolm X, Miracle of St. Anna and the groundbreaking documentary film "When the Levees Broke", focusing on the [...]

Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr.

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2017-08-12T18:28:59+00:00

Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. Presents "Nonviolence in a Time of Civil Unrest: Yesterday and Today" An original Freedom Rider. This is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever, seen through the eyes of a 20 year old college student, Bernard Lafayette. From May until November, more than [...]

Deputy Chief Jay Jonas, FDNY

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2017-08-12T18:31:28+00:00

Deputy Chief Jay Jonas, FDNY On the morning of September 11th, 2001, the day began no differently than any other for Ladder Co. 6 in the Chinatown section of New York City, Then at 8:48 A.M., the first of two planes crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Ladder Co. 6 arrived [...]

Nikki Giovanni

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2017-08-12T18:34:25+00:00

Nikki Giovanni Essence magazine has called Nikki Giovanni “One of the most searning voices of the 1960’s Black Power movement”. Creating intimate, edgy and unapologetic works, she has long been known as the, “princess of black poetry”. Twenty years before the appearance of rap music, she made innovative recordings of her poems backed by some [...]

Stephanie Covington Armstrong

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2017-10-10T20:55:03+00:00

Stephanie Covington Armstrong Stephanie Covington Armstrong is a playwright and screenwriter. Her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, vividly describes her struggle as a black women with bulimia. Her battle with an eating disorder takes a unique perspective as this disease is consistently portrayed as a white women's problem. This insightful and [...]

Jean Kilbourne

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2017-10-27T00:18:13+00:00

Jean Kilbourne Jean Kilbourne is internationally known for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. Through her illustrated lectures & her award-winning films and publications, Kilbourne explores the serious cumulative impact of advertising on individual attitudes, values, & behavior and on the society as a whole. With [...]