In Memoria - Page 2

Presidential Freedom awardee, Civil Rights general, Rev. C.T. Vivian passes at 95

13 days before turning 96-years-old, Rev. C.T. Vivian died in his Atlanta home of natural causes.

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Famed Zulu traditional healer, Credo Mutwa passes at 98

South Africa mourns the passing of one their most noted spiritual healers. 

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Iconic Black writer, Nobel Laureate, and Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, Toni Morrison passes

An African proverb goes, “When an elder dies, a library has burned down.” With the passing of American literary and cultural icon, Toni Morisson at 88, it seems that the core of literature as we know it, has cracked.

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Growing up with John Singleton: Remembering his first movie that paved the way for an innovative genre of inner city films | Think Piece

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Two weeks before turning 16, the movie “Boyz in the Hood,” released in theaters.  Across the nation, more panic set in as Black youth piled into cineplexes in the middle of a hot summer.

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Ruminations on the (Black) womanist power of Aretha Franklin | Think Piece

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“I never knew how much I loved her,” professed my friend when we lamented on the passing of Aretha Franklin.

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