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GRAMMY-WINNING JAZZ VOCALIST CASSANDRA WILSON TO CELEBRATE BILLIE HOLIDAY AT HOLLAND CENTER

Don’t miss this must-see concert!

GRAMMY-WINNING JAZZ VOCALIST CASSANDRA WILSON TO CELEBRATE BILLIE HOLIDAY AT HOLLAND CENTER

Omaha Performing Arts presents jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson performing Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. 321 more words

Omaha

We Are Black

By Briyanna Hubbard and Glenda Jones

February is Black History Month and Yazoo City High School is celebrating in the best way it knows how. From pep rallies to programs and step crews, YCHS has many exciting events in store this month. 383 more words

Yazoo City High School

Podcast: Charlie Hebdo and the Canary in the Mine

Charlie Hebdo, ISIS, Boko Haram. These words bring to mind tragedy and ideologically fueled violence. As members of the global community, we need to understand the factors that lead some to engage in acts of terror in the name of their beliefs. 95 more words

Culture

February Is Black History Month

Monthly Themes

Nowadays, it seems that every month of the year has at least several attached themes that are designed to inspire the enlightened person to take at least a small glimpse outside the world, which surrounds them. 545 more words

Writing

Sex talk comes with the job for Douglas County (Neb.) Health Department HIV-STD specialist Sherri Nared-Brooks

Talking sex is what Sherri Nared-Brooks does for a living.  As the Douglas County (Neb.) Health Department HIV-STD Prevention Specialist she makes it her business to find out what risky behaviors people are engaging in and to get them tested and informed to help prevent them from becoming new casualties in the epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases impacting urban Omaha, particularly the Africa-American community. 1,096 more words

Writing

The Great Debate: HBCU vs. PWI

Christina Gardner – The Black Bear

The college search comes with a wealth of decisions. Would it be best to attend a school in-state or out-of-state? 536 more words

Life

more than all our fingers and toes

It’s enough of us.

It’s enough / for some of us to write the voices of our past

continue the deliverance of our voices from the antiquity of Africa… 162 more words

African American Culture