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- How Exceptional Black Women Lead — A Conversation With Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever
Dr. DeWeever’s latest book helps black women realize their full potential- June 12, 2018
- Nick Cave’s Soundsuits Confront Racism With Radical Artistry [Video]
An exhibition entitled “Here Hear” was previously on display at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit, close to Cave’s alma mater.- October 17, 2016
- Body PositiveSpeaker Malia Anderson Talks Passion, Perseverance and Paying It Forward
“What if I just woke up every morning and said ‘This is my body and I love it.’ and then I went out the door and presented myself in the best possible way?”- October 9, 2016
Despite the tumult surrounding the announcement of Harriet Tubman replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, genuinely exciting news comes in the form of U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has cemented the establishment of Tubman’s former home as a National Historical Park.
According to Cayuga County’s newspaper, the twenty-six-acre property will now be known as the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. Tubman purchased twenty-five-acres next to her Auburn, New York home in 1859, upon which she built the Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged to house elderly black people. The Home for the Aged is included in the National Historical Park property.